Sponsored by Vroman’s Bookstore and Journal of Alta California. Presented by The California Sunday Magazine.
Journalist and memoirist Mark Arax delves the history of his native California’s use, overconsumption, and mismanagement of water. Starting from 1769, Arax’s book details the transformation of California’s modest farms to leading agricultural businesses. He spotlights state’s biggest landowners as well as the thousands of Native American laborers who died cultivating the farms.
Kit Rachlis is Senior Editor, The California Sunday Magazine
The California Sunday Magazine publishes ambitious features and cinematic photography from across California, the West, Asia, and Latin America for a national audience. The magazine appears online at www. californiasunday.com and in print, delivered with select Sunday editions of the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle, as well as by mail to subscribers. Launched at the end of 2014, California Sunday has been a finalist for 13 National Magazine Awards, including General Excellence and Magazine of the Year, and has won three — twice for Photography, in 2016 and 2017, making it the first magazine to win two years in a row in nearly three decades. In 2018, the Society of Publication Designers named California SundayMagazine of the Year. The California Sunday Magazine is published by Pop-Up Magazine Productions, creators of Pop-Up Magazine, the popular touring live-magazine performance.
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