Fred Setterberg

Fred Setterberg is the coauthor, with Lonny Shavelson, of Toxic Nation, Under the Dragon: California's New Culture , and five other books, including the award-winning The Roads Taken: Travels Through America's Literary Landscapes . He has been a staff writer for the East Bay Express and editor of Travelers' Tales America , and has written for the New York Times, The Nation , and scores of other national and regional magazines. He lives in Oakland, California.