David Baron

David Baron, an award-winning journalist and author of The Beast in the Garden, is a former science correspondent for NPR and former science editor for the public radio program The World. An incurable umbraphile whose passion for chasing eclipses began in 1998, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.


Winner — Colorado Book Award, 2004

Shortlisted — PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, 2018

Shortlisted — Colorado Book Award, 2018

Shortlisted — National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Communication Book Award, 2018

Books by David Baron