Books by Paula Marantz Cohen

Paula Marantz Cohen is a humanities professor at Drexel University.


BEATRICE BUNSON'S GUIDE TO <i>ROMEO AND JULIET</i> by Paula Marantz Cohen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 15, 2016

"Ideal for those who are charmed by the romance of Shakespeare. And who isn't? (Fiction. 12-15)"
What's the best way to deal with high school drama? Apply the problem-solving strategies of Shakespeare. Read full book review >
SUZANNE DAVIS GETS A LIFE by Paula Marantz Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"Cohen is no Jane Austen, but her latest update on the Marriage Plot is a light romantic comedy featuring witty commentary on contemporary life, enriched by a funny, flawed and likable heroine."
If Jane Austen's heroines can find true love within the confines of their small English villages, why can't a single New Yorker locate Mr. Right among the residents of her large Upper West Side apartment building? Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2006

"Cohen plods along the Austen road map, but the characters lack wit; they're more often pathetic or mean than funny."
Cohen, whose contemporary version of Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen in Boca, 2002) was a delight, now tackles Persuasion in this strained romance about a high-school guidance counselor and the man she reluctantly threw over 13 years before. Read full book review >
JANE AUSTEN IN BOCA by Paula Marantz Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"A silly trifle but clever and fun."
The title says it all. Cohen, a humanities professor and author of several books of scholarly nonfiction, offers a kosher teacake of a first novel loosely fashioned after Pride and Prejudice and elucidating the social mores of genteel Jewish retirees in Boca Raton. Read full book review >