Seth Rosenfeld is a former reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner, where he won the George Polk Award. His book, Subversives, received the Ridenhour Book Prize and the Society of Professional Journalist’s Sunshine Award. His freelance articles have appeared in the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and Harper’s.  He lives in San Francisco.

From James Bamford’s revelations about the NSA to an oral history of J. Edgar Hoover, Seth Rosenfeld, the author of Subversives, picks his favorite books on the surveillance state.