Earl Swift

Earl Swift is the author of five books, including The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), and the forthcoming Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream (HarperCollins). He is a residential fellow of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.