Adam Leith Gollner
|Occupation||writer, musician, producer|
|Education||Royal West Academy|
|Alma mater||Royal West Academy|
|Notable works||The Fruit Hunters (2008), The Book of Immortality|
Adam Leith Gollner is a Canadian writer and musician who lives in Montreal. He has written two books, and is the former editor of Vice Magazine. Gollner has also played in bands including We Are Molecules, Dessert, and the Hot Pockets.
- The Fruit Hunters
Gollner's first book, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession was published by Charles Scribner's Sons in the U.S., Doubleday in Canada, and Larousse in Brazil. The book inspired a 2012 documentary film, directed by Yung Chang.
- The Book of Immortality
Goller's second book, The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever was published by Charles Scribner's Sons in the U.S. and Doubleday in Canada. The book won the 2013 Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction.
- Editing, writing
Gollner was the editor of Vice magazine, and he has written for The New York Times, Gourmet, The Globe and Mail, Bon Appétit, Good Magazine, V magazine, Maclean's, Orion, Maisonneuve, The Budapest Sun, The Gravy, Ugly Things, En Route and the Saturday Post. His byline is sometimes Adam Gollner, often Adam Leith Gollner, and occasionally Glenda Molar.
Gollner has also played in bands including We Are Molecules, Dessert, and the Hot Pockets. He co-wrote and co-produced, alongside Nick Diamonds of The Unicorns and Islands, and Steven McDonald of Redd Kross, the UNICEF benefit song "Do They Know It's Halloween."
- "About". Adam Gollner. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
- "Simon & Schuster: The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession (Hardcover) - Buy now". Simonsays.com. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
- "Books | The Fruit Hunters by Adam Leith Gollner". RandomHouse.ca. Archived from the original on 2012-02-22. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
- Johnson, Brian D. (30 November 2012). "The Canadian climate: bad for fruit, good for documentaries". Maclean's. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
- Adam Gollner Official Website
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