Books by Matt Cohen

ELIZABETH AND AFTER by Matt Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"An extremely satisfying work, finding new depth in old themes, and offering a fitting memorial to a talented, deeply humane writer."
A strong, spare, autumnal tale of loss and redemption, winner of the Governor General's Award, and the final work from Cohen (The Bookseller, 1996, etc.), a talented, hard-working Canadian novelist who died, at age 52, in 1999. Read full book review >
THE BOOKSELLER by Matt Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 1996

"Grim, but deeply compelling."
A spare and disturbing meditation on familial obligations and affections, by the prolific and unjustly neglected Canadian writer Cohen (Emotional Arithmetic, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >
EMOTIONAL ARITHMETIC by Matt Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Cohen wraps his characters in sometimes smothering sensibilities, but, still, they're strong and freestandingand their utterances (inward and otherwise) have potency, wit, and inherent energy."
A strenuously inward-looking novel by Canadian writer Cohen (Nadine, 1987, etc.), stressing the sad fact that the torments of one generation are viewed as out of focusor, worse, simply tiresomeby the next. Read full book review >