James McManus

James McManus, the author of "Positively Fifth Street "(FSG, 2003) and four novels, including "Going to the Sun," is the poker columnist for "The New York Times," In 2001 he received the Peter Lisagor Award for sports journalism. A portion of Physical that appeared in Esquire has been anthologized in "The Best American Science and Nature Writing," "Best American Magazine Writing," and "Best American Political Writing," He teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.