is the author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles, Secret Stairs East Bay: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Berkeley and Oakland, Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles, the national bestseller High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess, and co-author of the New York Times bestsellers My Lobotomy, Three Weeks in October: The Manhunt for the Serial Sniper, and A Goomba’s Guide to Life. A former staff writer for Newsweek, Variety, and the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, and a frequent contributor to Vanity Fair, the New York Times, Los Angeles, and LA Weekly, he is currently a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. Fleming lives in Los Angeles.
“Those who think no one walks in L.A. probably just need to know where to look. From the author of the popular guide Secret Stairs comes Secret Walks, a follow-up that introduces adventurous hikers to the best hidden walks and trails of the city.
—Larry Mantle, KPCC AirTalk
“A delightful weekend companion for exploring our city; this guidebook not only presents innovative walks in L.A. but also describes the colorful characters behind the landmarks.”
—Leticia Marie Sanchez, CulturalCocktailHour.com