Rich Cohen

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General Information

Name: Rich Cohen

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1968 in Lake Forest, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Cohen was born in Lake Forest, Illinois, and grew up in Chicago's North Shore suburb of Glencoe.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cohen is a journalist and author. He is contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone magazines. He currently lives in Connecticut.

Published Works

  • Tough Jews : Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams , Vintage, 1999
  • The Avengers, Vintage, 2001
  • Lake Effect , Vintage, 2003
  • Machers and Rockers: Chess Records and the Business of Rock and Roll , Norton, W.W., 2004
  • The Record Men: The Chess Brothers and the Birth of Rock & Roll, W.W. Norton & Company, 2005
  • Sweet and Low A Family Story, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006
  • When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man, Twelve, 2010
  • Alex and the Amazing Time Machine, Henry Holt, 2012
  • The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
  • Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2013
  • The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones, Spiegel & Grau, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Machers and Rockers: Chess Records and the Business of Rock & Roll (Enterprise)

ISBN: 039305280X
Release Date: 2004-09-17

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Literary Awards

Lake Effect

  • Great Lakes Book Award
  • 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library

Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears & the Wild Heart of Football

  • 2015 ILLINOIS READS Book

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Rich Cohen on WorldCat


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