Robert Sullivan





Robert Sullivan


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Robert Sullivan is the author of Rats, The Meadowlands, A Whale Hunt, and most recently, The Thoreau You Don’t Know. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, New York magazine, A Public Space, and Vogue, where he is a contributing editor. He was born in Manhattan and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Average rating: 3.65 · 4,344 ratings · 756 reviews · 74 distinct works · Similar authors
Rats: Observations on the H...

3.68 avg rating — 3,092 ratings — published 2004 — 14 editions
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The Meadowlands: Wilderness...

3.86 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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The Thoreau You Don't Know:...

3.78 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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Cross Country: Fifteen Year...

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My American Revolution: A M...

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A Whale Hunt

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How Not to Get Rich: Or Why...

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Goodbye Lizzie Borden

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“Sometimes I think the city is naturally conducive to coincidences in the same way that Plains states like Nebraska and Oklahoma are conducive to twisters, in the same way that mountain lakes are conducive to lightning.”
Robert Sullivan, Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

“The next day, an American soldier who saw morning arrive in Princeton described the snowless but brittle battlefield as something beautiful: “bright, serene, and extremely cold, with a hoar frost which bespangled every object.”
Robert Sullivan, My American Revolution

“Ingesting poison, fighting for food, being attacked by a larger rat or beaten with a toilet plunger: these are everyday rat dangers that make the life expectancy of the rat in the city approximately one year.”
Robert Sullivan, Rats: Observations on the History and Habits of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

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