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About the Author

Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934. He is the author of twelve books, including, most recently, the national bestseller Book of Longing, and has released seventeen albums.

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POEM

I heard of a man
who says words so beautifully
that if he only speaks their name
women give themselves to him.

If I am dumb beside your body
while silence blossoms like tumours on our lips
it is because I hear a man climb stairs
and clear his throat outside our door. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Ecco; 50 Anv edition (May 29, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061173754
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061173752
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #91,789 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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67 of 69 people found the following review helpful By Victoria on February 22, 2008
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I anticipated enjoying Cohen's first book of poetry, after all, I have been a fan of his music for nearly 40 years. However, I was truly surprised at the wonder of his language and the emotions that the works convey. I highly recommend this volume, not only to Cohen fans, but to poetry lovers in general.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Ginny Grand on May 19, 2010
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Not having read anything deep and stimulating for a long time, this was brain growing.
Texts I don't know, I look up. Really am enjoying.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Kathryn E. Stansell on January 20, 2014
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Whether you consider this a book of lyrics or a book of poetry, Cohen's words touch the heart, leaving you thinking about the poetry with the music lilting through your mind hours later.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Judith Barnett on July 15, 2013
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As expected, Mr. Cohen delivers an excellent book that give true insight into life and relationships. His prose is as marvelous as his songwriting.
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9 of 13 people found the following review helpful By H. Fick on August 21, 2010
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Leonard Cohen's book is beautiful. Got it as a gift for a friend and she loves it.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Belle Starr on January 24, 2013
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Just discovered him last year - I'm a senior citizen and was very familiar with the popular music of the sixties and seventies. Don't know how I missed him. I'm thinking some of his songs and poetry might be a little too erotic for our puritanical country. We do things behind closed doors - but don't want to hear about it or talk about it.
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My family loves Leonard Cohen. He such a great song writer and singer. His music soothes me and makes me think. He has so much symbolism and stories pored into everything he does. This book is very interesting and I am buying it for my Dad for Father's Day. I don't think he has this one and it is often sold out! If he does have it, I will keep it. I love it.
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