In 1968, Stewart Brand published his first Whole Earth Catalog of tools, services and information for the burgeoning back-to-the-land movement. The catalog won a National Book Award in 1972, the only time the award was given to a catalog. Brand was born in 1938 in Rockford.
Trivia: Publisher Stewart Brand
Home & Family, Living Green, On the Road, TriviaBy American Profile on June 28, 2009