Rich Cohen is the author of Tough Jews and Sweet and Low: A Family Story. His new book, Israel Is Real, was published earlier this year by FSG. He lives in the foothills of large mountains with his wife, his many children, and another man’s dog.
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September 2009: Closing Time
With the steep decline of the American auto industry, has the car salesman become like the cowboy c. 1910, at the closing of the frontier?
- January 2009: Interview with Robert Alter
The greatest translator of biblical literature in modern times describes the greatest poetry that survives from the ancient world.
- June/July 2006: The Sinatra Doctrine
The dialectics of Paul Anka’s defiant ’70s anthem “My Way”: Thesis (Frank Sinatra), Antithesis (Elvis), Synthesis (Sid Vicious).