Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968), novelist and journalist, is best known for his novel about the Chicago meatpacking industry, "The Jungle." A paperback edition of his "I, Candidate for Governor" is available from California. Jules Tygiel is the author of "The Great Los Angeles Swindle: Oil, Stocks, and Scandal during the Roaring Twenties" (paperback California, 1996) and "The Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy." He is Professor of History at San Francisco State University.