Leonard Cohen - Untold Stories by Michael Posner - Signed Edition
Hand Signed by Michael Posner to a Book Specific Bookplate Hardback Edition Published 26th November 2020
Leonard Cohen - Untold Stories by Michael Posner
Hand Signed by Michael Posner to a Book Specific Bookplate
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Published 26th November 2020
The extraordinary life of one of the world’s greatest music and literary icons, in the words of those who knew him best. Poet, novelist, singer-songwriter, artist, prophet, icon—there has never been a figure like Leonard Cohen. From his groundbreaking and bestselling novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, to timeless songs such as “Suzanne,” “Dance Me to the End of Love,” and “Hallelujah,” Cohen is a cherished artist. His death in 2016 was felt around the world by the many fans and followers who would miss his warmth, humour, intellect, and piercing insights. Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories chronicles the full breadth of his extraordinary life. The first of three volumes—The Early Years—follows him from his boyhood in Montreal to university, and his burgeoning literary career to the world of music, culminating with his first international tour in 1970. In this revealing and entertaining first volume, bestselling author and biographer Michael Posner exposes the unique, complex, and compelling figure of the real man.
Michael Posner spent more than three years tracking down and interviewing family, friends, contemporaries, and lovers, many of whom have never before shared their unique stories about Cohen. More than a biography, evocative of a time that readers will remember fondly, when great artists challenged conventions and pushed the boundaries of personal liberation.
About the Author: Michael Posner is an award-winning writer, playwright, journalist, and the author of seven books. These include the Mordecai Richler biography, The Last Honest Man, and the Anne Murray biography, All of Me, both of which were national bestsellers. He was Washington Bureau Chief for Maclean’s magazine, and later served as its national, foreign, and assistant managing editor. He was also managing editor of the Financial Times of Canada for three years. He later spent sixteen years as a senior writer with The Globe and Mail.
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