Robert Stuart Nathan, usually credited as Robert Nathan, is an American novelist, journalist, screenwriter, director, and television producer. He directed his first film, Lucky Bastard, in 2012.
Nathan was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and was raised in Clayton, Missouri. His father was a toy wholesaler and his mother an accountant. He graduated from Amherst College. He began his career in politics and print journalism, then joined the reporting staff of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, first as New York Bureau Chief and subsequently as White House Correspondent and occasional weekend anchor. He has been a contributor to many magazines, including The New Republic, Harper's, Cosmopolitan,The New York Times Book Review, The Nation, and elsewhere.
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“Yeah, percentage players die broke too, dont they, Bert?”
—Sydney Carroll, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Rossen. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman)
“The distractions, the exhaustions, the savage noises, the demands of town life, are, for me, mortal enemies to thought, to sleep, and to study; its extremes of squalor and of splendor do not stimulate, but sadden me; certain phases of its society I profoundly value, but would sacrifice them to the heaven of country quiet, if I had to choose between.”
—Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (18441911)
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