Robert Kanigel

Robert Kanigel is the author of six previous books. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim fellowship and the Grady-Stack Award for science writing. His book The Man Who Knew Infinity was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, Harvard magazine, and Psychology Today. He lives in Baltimore.

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“They paved paradise and they put up a parking lot.”
—Joni Mitchell, 1970

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“Robert Kanigel knits together a handsome pattern as he traces the inherent drama within the destinies on the page—and in recollection by themselves and others—of the Blasket Islanders.