Adam Leith Gollner


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Adam Leith Gollner is the author of The Book of Immortality and The Fruit Hunters.

He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, The Guardian, the Globe and Mail, Saveur, Good, and Lucky Peach, among others.

He used to be Editor of Vice Magazine and also played in a number of bands. He lives in Montreal.

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The Fruit Hunters: A Story ...

3.78 avg rating — 947 ratings — published 2008 — 19 editions
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“The playwright Edward Albee has characterized [the suddenness of the appearance of fruits and flowers in evolutionary history] as 'that heartbreaking second when it all got together: the sugars and the acids and the ultraviolets, and the next thing you knew there were tangerines and string quartets.”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

“As Marshall McLuhan pointed out, we've become so removed from reality that we're starting to prefer artificiality.”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

“To experience biophilia is to love a diversity that, as limitless as it is fragile, both haunts us and fills us with hope. ”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

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