Ken Brower: The Wildness Within Book Launch

Thursday Jun 14 2012   6:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Ken Brower, author of The Wildness Within, will discuss and sign copies of his book. The exhibit “Thinking Like a River: Art, Advocacy, and the Legacy of David Brower” will be on display.

Free and open to the public, RSVP to or (510) 809-0900 ext. 116; for more information visit visit

Kenneth David BrowerKenneth David Brower is the oldest son of the pioneering environmentalist David Brower. His first memories are of the Sierra Nevada and the wild country of the American West. His father drafted him into service as an editor at nineteen, and under that leadership he wrote or edited fourteen volumes in the Exhibit-Format Series of photography books produced by the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth. In his mid-twenties he departed his father’s shop to become a freelance writer, and his work has appeared in The Atlantic, Audubon, National Geographic, Canadian Geographic, The Paris Review, Reader’s Digest, Smithsonian, Sierra, Islands, and numerous other magazines. He is the author of the books The Starship and the Canoe, Wake of the Whale, A Song for Satawal, Realms of the Sea, The Winemaker’s Marsh, Freeing Keiko, and many more. He lives in Berkeley, California.