Mark Binelli is the author of Detroit City Is the Place To Be (Metropolitan/ Henry Holt), which was released in November, and the novel Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die! (Dalkey Archive). He is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal and lives in New York.
This week, Detroit’s new emergency manager released his first report on the city’s dire affairs. But residents have long been accustomed to life in what’s essentially a failed state. A native author meets the motorcycle men working hard to save Detroit, one fiend at a time.