Charles Salzberg is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Esquire, New York Magazine, GQ, and The New York Times Book Review. He is the author of over 20 books, including From Set Shot to Slam Dunk, An Oral History of the NBA, and co-author of My Zany Life and Times, by Soupy Sales. He has been a Visiting Professor at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and now teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the New York Writer’s Workshop and the Writer’s Voice. His novel, Swann’s Last Song, will be published in the near future.