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UCSB Reads 2013: About the Author

Author Joshua Foer

Copyright: Emil Salman

About the Author

Joshua Foer was born in Washington, DC in 1982 and lives in New Haven, CT. His writing has appeared in National Geographic, Esquire, Slate, Outside, the New York Times, and other publications.

Moonwalking with Einstein, an international best seller published in 31 languages, is his first book.

Josh is the co-founder of the online guide to the world’s wonders & curiosities, Atlas Obscura.

He is also the co-founder of the design competition Sukkah City.

Visit his website at for more information. 

Interviews with the Author

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