By Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen’s essays at the analyzing existence are a treat to learn. comfortable, own, wide-ranging, they include interesting nuggets of information and vigorous checks of hundreds and hundreds of books, in addition to a complete life’s worthy of considerate rumination on time, love, travel, and family, in addition to what it ability to be, almost existentially, a reader.
– Christina Thompson, Editor, Harvard Review
Anyone who has pounded the pavement promoting The nice Books of the Western World in fifty four volumes and lived to inform will get my timeless recognize and may get yours. Michael Cohen is a booklet rat, no longer a e-book snob. For him, the pleasures of the ebook are tactile and auditory in addition to mental and philosophical. The essays in a spot to learn tackle strength plate-lunch combos in western Kentucky, the tuxedo as male uniform, the golfing direction as locus of friendship and humor, and Baptist theological responses to Day of the lifeless practices in Michoacán, as well as extra strictly literary topics.
– Ann Neelon, editor of New Madrid
Michael Cohen has given us a set of non-public retrospectives that deserve a spot within the most interesting culture of the yank essay. each one is in its personal means a touch upon the human state of affairs, filtered via a private optic that's either subtle and erudite. a laugh, hugely own, insightful, they’ll make you smile, smirk, frown, and gasp, yet they’ll by no means bore. I promise.
– E. A. Allen, writer of the Montclaire Mysteries
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