Kansas City Noir
By Steve Paul (Editor)
(Akashic Books, Paperback, 9781617751288, 240pp.)
Publication Date: October 2012
Steve Paul recruits Daniel Woodrell, John Lutz, and others to examine the seedy underbelly of this complex Midwestern city.
Steve Paul: Steve Paul has been a writer and editor at The Kansas City Star since 1975. Currently the arts editor, he writes about music, books, architecture, food and, occasionally, murder. He's the author of "Architecture A to Z: An Elemental, Alphabetical Guide to Kansas City's Built Environment" (2011) and co-editor of and contributor to "War & Ink," a collection of essays about Ernest Hemingway's early work, forthcoming from Kent State University Press. A former bookseller and a native of Boston, he has served as a board member and officer of the National Book Critics Circle.