Books by Joshua Cohen

ATTENTION by Joshua Cohen
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 14, 2018

"Some readers will find Cohen's writing too disparate and snarky, but for those comfortable with the Vollmann/Gass/Eggers school of writing, these essays are the cat's meow."
Cohen (Moving Kings, 2017, etc.), selected as a Granta Best Young American Novelist, has been turning out big, daunting novels, and this collection of his journalistic pieces rivals them in scope and density. Read full book review >
MOVING KINGS by Joshua Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"For a writer whose last two novels total some 1,400 pages, Cohen has slimmed down here but still covers a lot of territory."
A New York City moving company gets into trouble when it starts doing evictions in a wide-ranging novel that touches on political, religious, and social issues. Read full book review >
BOOK OF NUMBERS by Joshua Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Like Gaddis, Cohen also recognizes the laughs and peril at this technologically challenging stage of the human comedy and its new questions about what people are searching for, how the results may affect them, and what it all may cost."
A writer's effort to prepare a biography of a Google-like company's founder sits at the core of this smart, choppy novel that's trying to take on technology, creativity, and much else. Read full book review >
FOUR NEW MESSAGES by Joshua Cohen
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Cohen doesn't pull off every trick he attempts, but it's a pleasure to witness him test the limits of narrative."
A quartet of cleverly conceived tales that capture our anxieties about living in an increasingly commodified and digitized society. Read full book review >
LEVERAGE by Joshua Cohen
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Kurt and his struggles are heartbreakingly real, and readers will pull for him long after the story ends. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Kurt and Danny are on high-school teams vastly different in school status. Read full book review >