"When people look back on the history of this desert civilization...I hope they refer to this comprehensive, sharply written volume as a trusted resource."
--Anna Weltner, arts editor of New Times
"What does this gathering mean to our modern times? Steven T. Jones is both a fearless explorer and the definitive guide in this astonishing terrain." --Ethan Watters, author of Urban Tribes"The Tribes of Burning Man
is an in-depth look at how one countercultural event is changing American society." --Tim Redmond, executive editor, San Francisco Bay Guardian
"A razor-sharp, adoringly told insider's account of the feral inventions, grand intentions and even grander egos that make up the world's wildest neo-pagan desert bacchanal." --Mark Morford, author, The Daring Spectacle
"From massive fire art to tiny gestures of kindness, Steve Jones surveys and captures from an insider's perspective." Brian Doherty, author, This Is Burning Man
About the Author
Steven T. Jones is the city editor for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and is the winner of numerous journalism awards from the National Newspaper Association, California Newspaper Publishers Association, Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He lives in San Francisco.