This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.
NEAL POLLACK worked as a reporter for the Chicago Reader from 1993–2000, where he wrote the “Petty Crime” column, among many other assignments. He’s the author of three books of satire, including the cult classic The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature and the rock ‘n’ roll novel Never Mind the Pollacks. He provided annotations and an introduction for Akashic’s publication of John Adams’s A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America and was the editor of Chicago Noir. His short fiction has appeared in several anthologies and magazines, and he’s a regular contributor to Vanity Fair and Nerve.
Acclaimed novelist and satirist Neal Pollack analyzes and dissects selected early writings by Founding Father John Adams.
Cooper & Mansbach team with some of today’s most talented writers to vitalize American history.