Book of Longing

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551991586
Release Date: 2008-11-19
Genre: Poetry

Leonard Cohen is one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is Cohen’s eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following his highly acclaimed 1984 title, Book of Mercy, and his hugely successful 1993 publication, Stranger Music, a Globe and Mail national bestseller. Book of Longing contains erotic, playful, and provocative line drawings and artwork on every page, by the author, which interact in exciting and unexpected ways on the page with poetry that is timeless, meditative, and at times darkly humorous. The book brings together all the elements that have brought Leonard Cohen’s artistry with language worldwide recognition. From the Hardcover edition.

Blues Poems

Author: Kevin Young
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9780375414589
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Poetry

The blues--a musical tradition uniquely American--has had a powerful influence on American poets, and this scintillating anthology offers a richness of poetry as varied and vital as the music that inspired it.

Leonard Cohen

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 0307595838
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Poetry

A definitive selection of song lyrics and poems from the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winning musical artist includes such influential pieces as "Sisters of Mercy," "Bird on the Wire" and "I'm Your Man."

Love Poems

Author: Peter Washington
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9780679429067
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Poetry

A collection of poems about love and romance by famous poets from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries

Beautiful Losers

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307778576
Release Date: 2011-01-26
Genre: Fiction

One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Leonard Cohen’ s most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead. In that hell two men and a woman twine impossibly and betray one another again and again. Memory blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy--and redemption takes the form of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been dead for 300 years but still has the power to save even the most degraded of her suitors. First published in 1966, Beautiful Losers demonstrates that its author is not only a superb songwriter but also a novelist of visionary power. Funny, harrowing, and fiercely moving, it is a classic erotic tragedy, incandescent in its prose and exhilarating for its risky union of sexuality and faith.

I m Your Man

Author: Sylvie Simmons
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771080425
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The definitive biography of one of the most emigmatic, beloved, and celebrated artists of our time. Leonard Cohen's extensive and successful recent worldwide tour has demonstrated that his popularity across generations and borders has never been greater. Cohen's life is one of singular mystique. This major in-depth biography is the book Cohen's fans have been waiting for. Acclaimed writer/journalist Sylvie Simmons has interviewed more than 100 figures from Cohen's life and work, including his main muses; the women in his life -- from Suzanne and Marianne to Rebecca de Mornay and Anjani Thomas; artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, David Crosby, Judy Collins, and Philip Glass; his record producers; his closest friends, from childhood to adulthood; and many of the spiritual figures who have influenced his life. Cohen, notoriously private, has granted interviews himself. Thoroughly researched and thoughtful, penetrating and lively, fascinating and revealing of stories and facts never read before, I'm Your Man offers new perspectives on Cohen and his life. It will be one of the most talked-about books of the season, and for years to come. From the Hardcover edition.

Dance Me to the End of Love

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1932183930
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Design

Presents a poem celebrating the happiness and protective power of love.

Zen Poems

Author: Peter Harris
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9780375405525
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Poetry

A collection of translations of classical works by the Zen poets of China, Japan, and Korea captures the contemplative nature of Zen philosophy, its direct expression of intuitive insights, and its evocative revelation of sudden enlightenment.

The Flame

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374718701
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre: Literary Collections

“There are very, very few people who occupy the ground that Leonard Cohen walks on.” —BONO The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist. A reckoning with a life lived deeply and passionately, with wit and panache, The Flame is a valedictory work. “This volume contains my father’s final efforts as a poet,” writes Cohen’s son, Adam Cohen, in his foreword. “It was what he was staying alive to do, his sole breathing purpose at the end.” Leonard Cohen died in late 2016. But “each page of paper that he blackened,” in the words of his son, “was lasting evidence of a burning soul.”

Jazz Poems

Author: Kevin Young
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9781400042517
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Poetry

A treasury of poetry inspired by the aethetic principles of jazz music and its performers captures the rhythms and energy of jazz in the words of such authors as Langston Hughes, William Carlos Williams, Frank O'Hara, Gwendolyn Brooks, Charles Simic, andRita Dove.

Death of a Lady s Man

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771018244
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre: Poetry

To mark the publication of Leonard Cohen's final book, The Flame, McClelland & Stewart is proud to reissue six beautiful editions of Cohen's cherished early works of poetry, many of which are back in print for the first time in decades. A freshly packaged new series for devoted Leonard Cohen fans and those who wish to discover one of the world's most adored and celebrated writers. Originally published by McClelland & Stewart in 1978, Death of a Lady's Man reinvented Cohen on the printed page, featuring a daring series of poems and prose poems, each of which is addressed--and often rebutted--in accompanying pieces of commentary. Maddening, thrilling, and truly singular, Cohen's sixth book contains some of the most ambitious and startling work of his oeuvre. It is a genre-busting masterpiece well ahead of its time.

Leonard Cohen Everybody Knows

Author: Harvey Kubernik
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 9781783238163
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Music

The death of Leonard Cohen in 2016 struck the world a hard blow; he was a fruitful, thoughtful and tragic talent, with his critically-acclaimed You Want it Darker entering the world only three weeks before his death. Cohen's work is now finished and represents and oeuvre of near unparalleled majesty. Everybody Knows is a detailed examination of the journey that Leonard Cohen wove, from his beginnings as a novelist and poet, his critically acclaimed ‘cult-classic’ albums of the sixties through to his triumphant tours of the new millennium. Every stage of Cohen's remarkable life up until his 80th birthday in September 2014 is expertly analysed, including thoughts, memories and comments from those who have worked with him and from the open-hearted many who have been inspired by his art. This Omnibus Enhanced edition includes a Digital Timeline of his life, allowing you to experience his music, live performances and memorabilia through audio, video and imagery.

Let Us Compare Mythologies

Author: Leonard Cohen
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771024542
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre: Poetry

Published in 1956 to immediate acclaim, Leonard Cohen’s first published book contains poems written between the ages of fifteen and twenty. Now new generations of readers will rediscover not only the early, though no less accomplished and passionate, work of one of our most beloved writers, but poetry that resonates loudly with relevance today.

Emerson

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015003347559
Release Date: 1908
Genre:


Beat Poets With Ribbon Book Mark

Author: Carmela Ciuraru
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9780375413322
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Poetry

Complemented by commentary on Beat poetics and selections from the letters of Beat Generation writers, this collection of expressive and improvisational poetry features contributions from Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Robert Creeley, Diane Di Prima, Gregory Corso, Denise Levertov, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Peter Orlovsky, and other notables. 20,000 first printing.