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National Book Festival

Joshua Foer's writing has appeared in National Geographic, Esquire, Slate, Outside, The New York Times and other publications. He is the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura, an online guide to the world's wonders and curiosities. He is also the co-founder of the design competition Sukkah City. "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything" (Penguin) recounts Foer's compelling journey as a participant in the U.S. Memory Championship. This is his first book.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Joshua Foer

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