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.
Total Books: 14
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."