Books by Paul Clemens

PAUL CLEMENS was born in Detroit and raised on the city's east side, Except for stints at college and graduate school, he has lived in the Detroit area all his life. He is currently married with two children, and works in the city of Detroit.

PUNCHING OUT by Paul Clemens
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"On-the-ground, compelling stories about the decline of an American city and industry due to corporate greed."
Immersion journalism about what happens to an automobile-manufacturing plant after it closes. Read full book review >
MADE IN DETROIT by Paul Clemens
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"If Detroit is grim and fraught, it is in its tensions that Clemens finds the material to make his memoir thrum like his father's dragster."
A deep-running portrait of growing up in Detroit during the 1970s and 80s. Read full book review >