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Leonard Cohen


Leonard Cohen’s artistic career began in 1956 with the publication of his first book of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies. He has published two novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, and eleven books of poetry, most recently Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs, Book of Longing, and Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs. He has to date made eighteen albums, the most recent of which, Old Ideas, was released in 2012. Cohen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, and was awarded the Glenn Gould Prize in 2011.

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Flowers for Hitler
Written by Leonard Cohen

eBook | 142 pages | McClelland & Stewart | History
978-1-55199-499-4 (1-55199-499-2)

October 15, 2013 | $7.99

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Flowers for Hitler
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994994
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In Flowers for Hitler, Leonard Cohen’s third collection of poetry, Cohen first experiments with his self-consciously "anti-art" gestures: an attempt, in his own words, to move "from the world of the golden-boy poet into the dung pile of the front-line writer."  Haunted by the image of the Nazi concentration camps, the...


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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction; Fiction - Literary
978-1-55199-501-4 (1-55199-501-8)

November 16, 2011 | $9.99

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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995014
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In this unforgettable novel, Leonard Cohen boldly etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of an old Jewish family in Montreal. Life for Breavman is made up of dazzling colour – a series of motion pictures fed through a high-speed projector: the half-understood death of his father...

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Book of Mercy
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 112 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-0-7710-2187-9 (0-7710-2187-9)

March 2, 2010 | $18.99

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Book of Mercy
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771021879
Our Price: $18.99
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Popular since its original publication more than 25 years ago, Leonard Cohen's classic book of contemporary psalms is now beautifully repackaged.
 
Internationally celebrated for his writing and his music, Leonard Cohen is revered as one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Now beautifully repackaged, the...

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Book of Mercy
Written by Leonard Cohen

eBook | 112 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-0-7710-2162-6 (0-7710-2162-3)

March 2, 2010 | $13.99

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Book of Mercy
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771021626
Our Price: $13.99


Popular since its original publication more than 25 years ago, Leonard Cohen's classic book of contemporary psalms is now beautifully repackaged.
 
Internationally celebrated for his writing and his music, Leonard Cohen is revered as one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Now beautifully repackaged, the...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Favourite Game & Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

Hardcover | 520 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-2191-6 (0-7710-2191-7)

September 22, 2009 | $29.99

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The Favourite Game & Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771021916
Our Price: $29.99
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Leonard Cohen’s two classic novels now available together in this collector’s edition.

This beautifully designed collector’s hardcover edition brings together Leonard Cohen’s acclaimed novels in a single volume. Published originally in 1963 and 1966, these novels have had a recent resurgence of popularity and sales around the world.

In his unforgettable debut...

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The Favourite Game & Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-1-55199-309-6 (1-55199-309-0)

September 22, 2009 | $19.99

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The Favourite Game & Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993096
Our Price: $19.99


Leonard Cohen’s two classic novels now available together in this collector’s edition.

This beautifully designed collector’s hardcover edition brings together Leonard Cohen’s acclaimed novels in a single volume. Published originally in 1963 and 1966, these novels have had a recent resurgence of popularity and sales around the world.

In his unforgettable debut...

Also available as a hardcover.

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Book of Longing
Written by Leonard Cohen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-1-55199-158-0 (1-55199-158-6)

November 19, 2008 | $13.99

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Book of Longing
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551991580
Our Price: $13.99


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...

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Book of Longing
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 240 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-0-7710-2229-6 (0-7710-2229-8)

March 27, 2007 | $21.00

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Book of Longing
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771022296
Our Price: $21.00
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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...

Also available as an eBook.

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Let Us Compare Mythologies
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 80 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-0-7710-2236-4 (0-7710-2236-0)

June 27, 2006 | $17.99

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Let Us Compare Mythologies
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771022364
Our Price: $17.99
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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...


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Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 264 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-2200-5 (0-7710-2200-X)

April 8, 2003 | $21.00

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Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771022005
Our Price: $21.00
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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen’s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint.

By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty...

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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction; Fiction - Literary
978-0-7710-2201-2 (0-7710-2201-8)

September 1, 2000 | $21.00

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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771022012
Our Price: $21.00
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In this unforgettable novel, Leonard Cohen boldly etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of an old Jewish family in Montreal. Life for Breavman is made up of dazzling colour – a series of motion pictures fed through a high-speed projector: the half-understood death of his father...

Also available as an eBook and a paperback.

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Stranger Music
Written by Leonard Cohen

Trade Paperback | 432 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry
978-0-7710-2232-6 (0-7710-2232-8)

August 13, 1994 | $24.99

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Stranger Music
Written by Leonard Cohen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771022326
Our Price: $24.99
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Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs celebrates the astonishing career of Leonard Cohen, revered around the world as one of the great visionaries, writers, performers, and most consistently daring songwriters.

Cohen’s career began in 1956 with the publication of Let Us Compare Mythologies, and he has since published eight books of poems...


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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen
Afterword by Paul Quarrington

Paperback | 240 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9954-0 (0-7710-9954-1)

May 1, 1994 | $10.95

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The Favourite Game
Written by Leonard Cohen, Afterword by Paul Quarrington

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771099540
Our Price: $10.95
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In this unforgettable novel, Leonard Cohen boldly etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of an old Jewish family in Montreal. Life for Breavman is made up of dazzling colour – a series of motion pictures fed through a high-speed projector: the half-understood death of his father...

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Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen
Afterword by Stan Dragland

Paperback | 280 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9875-8 (0-7710-9875-8)

February 1, 1991 | $10.95

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Beautiful Losers
Written by Leonard Cohen, Afterword by Stan Dragland

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771098758
Our Price: $10.95
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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen’s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint.

By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty...

Also available as a trade paperback.