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Leah Hager Cohen

3.43 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Leah Hager Cohen
No Book but the World (2014)
3.37 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Cohen is on the faculty in my low-residency MFA program, and I wish that I had had the chance to take a seminar from her. I've also read her previous book, The Grief of Others, and this one was equally gripping and beautifully crafted. I am giving it 4 stars because of the ending...
I Don't Know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance (Except When You Shouldn't) (2013)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: While the book was enjoyable and well-written, I disagreed with the philosophical implications of the author's suggestion that we apply "I don't know" in every area of life. The refusal to nail anything down will lead to rampant relativism and agnosticism. However, I do think th...
The Grief of Others (2011)
3.32 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I just read that this novel is being made into a movie that should be completed later this year. I had no idea about that when I picked it up at the library as I was between audiobooks and I thought a story that dealt with the death of an infant who lived only 57 hours and the gr...
Come un petalo bianco d'estate (2011)
3.31 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This is more of a 4.5 for me. Nice writing, poignant and painful insights into the lives of a mother, father, teen brother and ten-y-o girl grieving the death of their baby who lives only a few days.Flashbacks and peripheral characters all are deftly handled. There's a certain ...
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