Neil Steinberg is a columnist on staff at the Chicago Sun-Times. He has also written for Esquire, Granta, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, the Washington Post, the New York Daily News and many other publications. He writes daily on his aptly named blog Every Goddamn Day. The author of eight books, his most recent is Out of the Wreck I Rise: A literary companion to recovery, written with Sara Bader and published by the University of Chicago Press in 2016. A no. 1 best-seller among recovery books on Amazon, it is being published in paperback in September 2017.
Work published elsewhere
And now for the further adventures of Rahm the Impaler
An extensive profile of Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A comparison of the robotic Ford Motor Company plant and an old-fashioned lamp factory.
You Were Never in Chicago
Neil's most recent book is part memoir, part analysis of how to get ahead in the city.
Adam Gopnik: The Table Comes First
A conversation with Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker, during the 2012 Chicago Humanities Festival.
Welcome to the Steinberg Bakery
This post on his blog, a comment on anti-gay bias, is the most popular from the past two years.