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Malcolm Margolin (born October 27, 1940) is an independent publisher (founder and owner of Heyday Books) and an author with a special interest in memoirs and diaries, the Native-American ethnic groups of the U.S. state of California, and the geographical territory that California covers.

Born in Boston on October 27, 1940, he graduated in literature from Harvard in 1964 and moved to New York. In 1967 he and his wife rented a car and drove across the plains, the badlands, and the desert to Yosemite. He found the Yosemite area breathtakingly beautiful and fascinating. After this, and a float down the Merced River on an air mattress, the couple discovered Berkeley, Tilden Park, and the view across the San Francisco Bay. Returning to New York, they later moved out to California and settled in Berkeley in 1970. Margolin spent time working as a groundskeeper for the East Bay Parks Board.

Having come under the influence of Berkeley's Fred Cody, Margolin became interested in publishing. Margolin and Cody organized an event called the Inkslingers' Festival. In 1974 Margolin founded Heyday Books, devoted to (among other topics) a celebration of the history, literature and environment of California. Heyday's first book was one that Margolin authored, an intensive do-it-yourself manual on ecological land restoration. Heyday Books has grown into a solid and important Bay Area independent publishing firm.

In 2001, he co-founded Bay Nature, a nonprofit quarterly magazine dedicated to exploring the natural world of the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently on the Bay Nature Institute's board of directors.

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Total Books: 15
Wonderments of the East Bay
2014 - Wonderments of the East Bay (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781597142960
ISBN-10: 1597142964
Genres: History, Travel

Trail Posts A Literary Exploration of California's State Parks
Native Ways California Indian Stories and Memories
1997 - Native Ways California Indian Stories and Memories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780930588731
ISBN-10: 0930588738

Earth Manual How to Work on Wild Land Without Taming It
Berkeley Inside/Out A Guide to Restaurants Entertainment People and Politics
1989 - Berkeley Inside/out a Guide to Restaurants Entertainment People and Politics (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780930588335
ISBN-10: 0930588339
Genre: Travel

The Ohlone Way Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area
1981 - The Ohlone Way Indian Life in the San Francisco-monterey Bay Area (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780930588014
ISBN-10: 0930588010
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The earth manual
The Earth Manual (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780395204252
ISBN-10: 0395204259
Genres: Engineering & Transportation, Outdoors & Nature

The earth manual
The Earth Manual (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780395205419
ISBN-10: 0395205417

The Ohlone Way
The Ohlone Way (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780930588021
ISBN-10: 0930588029

East Bay Out A Personal Guide to the East Bay Regional Parks
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