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Robert Kanigel
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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 has just retired as Professor of Science Writing at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and now lives in Baltimore.

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On an Irish Island
The Lost World of the Great Blasket
Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

On an Irish Island tells the remarkable story of a remote outpost nearly untouched by time in the first half of the twentieth century, and of the adventurous men and women who visited and were inspired by it.

In a love letter to a vanished way of life, Robert Kanigel brings to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

On an Irish Island

Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

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