Paul Engleman is the author of eight mystery novels, including the SHAMUS award winner Dead in Center Field and The Man With My Name, which recalls Chicago during the Harold Washington era. His articles and essays--on subjects ranging from sports to music to politics--have appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers, including Playboy, Chicago Magazine, AARP, The Rotarian, the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times. His biggest claims to fame are the solution to the syndicated Cryptograph, being referenced in a Furry Freak Brothers comic, and attending Woodstock.