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Mark Hertsgaard is an American journalist, author and broadcaster. He is the author of Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future, A Day in the Life: The Music and Artistry of the Beatles and On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency. His journalism has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times, and many other publications, and he is a regular contributor to National Public Radio. He lives in San Francisco.
'A brave attempt to establish and describe an intimate relationship between what you could call the good and bad sides of America' Guardian 'Most Americans living overseas will recognise what Hertsgaard has to say' Sunday Times