By Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen’s essays at the interpreting lifestyles are a treat to learn. cozy, own, wide-ranging, they include interesting nuggets of information and vigorous tests of 1000s of books, in addition to an entire life’s worthy of considerate rumination on time, love, travel, and family, in addition to what it potential 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 publication rat, now not a ebook snob. For him, the pleasures of the booklet are tactile and auditory in addition to mental and philosophical. The essays in a spot to learn tackle power plate-lunch mixtures in western Kentucky, the tuxedo as male uniform, the golfing path as locus of friendship and humor, and Baptist theological responses to Day of the useless practices in Michoacán, as well as extra strictly literary matters.
– Ann Neelon, editor of New Madrid
Michael Cohen has given us a set of non-public retrospectives that deserve a spot within the best culture of the yankee essay. every one is in its personal means a touch upon the human scenario, 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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