Paul Bogard

Paul Bogard is author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light and The Ground Beneath Us: From the Oldest Cities to the Last Wilderness, What Dirt Tells Us About Who We Are. He is also editor of Let There Be Night: Testimony on Behalf of the Dark. Paul loves to read picture books with his two-year-old daughter, Amalie, in their south Minneapolis home, and to take her out under the moon and stars at their northern Minnesota lake cabin. 




Connect with him at:

Keystone Canyon Press Books

Other Books

The End of Night by Paul Bogard     Ground Beneath Us by Paul Bogard            ToKnowaStarryNight_PaulBogard.jpg

More from Paul Bogard

"Where Are All the Wild Things, Daddy?" - The New York Times Modern Love, Father's Day June 18, 2021


Paul is available for presentations, conferences, campus and school visits featuring What if Night?

Presentation Topics

  • Author visit and book reading of What if Night?
  • Introducing Science: How to use children’s books to introduce science topics in ways that are easy to digest and understand by both the reader and the listener. Ideal for parents and early education teachers.

To request an appearance, contact Alissa Booth at or 717.455.7098. Looking for something different? Let's talk!