Search - List of Books by Neil Steinberg

Neil Steinberg is a news columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. He joined the staff in 1987, and his column appears four times a week.

Steinberg has written for a wide variety of publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Details, Men's Journal, National Lampoon and Spy. He has also written for many web sites, including Salon and Forbes.com. His essay on corruption appears in the fall 2009 special Chicago issue of Granta, the British literary quarterly.

He is the author of six books: If at All Possible, Involve a Cow: The Book of College Pranks (St. Martin's: 1992); Complete and Utter Failure: A Celebration of Also-Rans, Runners-Up, Never-Weres and Total Flops (Doubleday: 1994); The Alphabet of Modern Annoyances (Doubleday: 1996); Don't Give Up the Ship: Finding My Father While Lost at Sea (Ballantine: 2002); and Hatless Jack (Plume: 2004) an examination of the decline of the men's hat industry, played out against the career of John F. Kennedy. His most recent book is a memoir of his struggle with alcoholism titled Drunkard (Dutton: 2008). The New York Post called it "at once hysterically funny and cringe inducing."

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Total Books: 14
Out of the Wreck I Rise A Literary Companion to Recovery
You Were Never in Chicago
2013 - You Were Never in Chicago [Chicago Visions and Revisions] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780226104157
ISBN-10: 022610415X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference
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You Were Never in Chicago
2012 - You Were Never in Chicago [Chicago Visions and Revisions] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226772059
ISBN-10: 0226772055
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Drunkard A Hard-Drinking Life
2009 - Drunkard a Hard-drinking Life (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452295438
ISBN-10: 0452295432
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Drunkard A Hard-Drinking Life
2008 - Drunkard a Hard-drinking Life (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525950653
ISBN-10: 0525950656
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Hatless Jack The President the Fedora and the Death of the Hat
Hatless Jack The President the Fedora and the History of American Style
2004 - Hatless Jack the President the Fedora and the History of American Style (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780452285231
ISBN-10: 0452285232
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Don't Give Up the Ship  Finding My Father While Lost at Sea
2002 - Don't Give Up the Ship Finding My Father While Lost at Sea (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780345436757
ISBN-10: 034543675X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Alphabet of Modern Annoyances
1996 - The Alphabet of Modern Annoyances (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385481717
ISBN-10: 0385481713
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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A Complete and Utter Failure  A Celebration of Also-Rans Runners-Up Never-Weres  Total Flops
Complete and Utter Failure A Celebration of Also-rans Runners-up Never-weres and Total Flops
Complete  Utter Failure A Celebration of Also-Rans Runners-Up Never-Weres
If at All Possible Involve a Cow The Book of College Pranks
1992 - If at All Possible Involve a Cow the Book of College Pranks (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312078102
ISBN-10: 0312078102
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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