Literary Luncheon with Obi Kaufmann

Thursday Jul 25 2019   11:30 AM
Orinda Books  276 Village Sq, Orinda, CA  map

Join us as we welcome Obi Kaufmann to our Literary Luncheon series! He visits to discuss his new book, The State of Water: Understanding California’s Most Precious Resource.

$25 General Admission includes a copy of the book and lunch (with wine!); register here.

Obi KaufmannGrowing up in the East Bay as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, Obi Kaufmann spent most of high school practicing calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo and map its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Into adulthood, he would regularly journey into the mountains, spending more summer nights without a roof than with one. For Kaufmann, the epic narrative of the California backcountry holds enough art, science, mythology, and language for a hundred field atlases to come. When he is not backpacking, you can find the painter-poet at his desk in Oakland, posting @coyotethunder #trailpaintings on social media. His website is