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Rich Cohen

Rich Cohen grew up on the North Shore of Chicago. He has written several books, including The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King and Sweet and Low: A Family Story. His new book, Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football, will be published this fall.

  • September 2013: Mercury’s Ghost
    Scandalized, lionized, and then forgotten, 1920s NFL superstar Harold “Red” Grange once made sportswriters resort to poetry.
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    September 2009: Closing Time
    With the steep decline of the American auto industry, has the car salesman become like the cowboy c. 1910, at the closing of the frontier?
  • January 2009: Micro-Interview with Robert Alter
    The greatest translator of biblical literature in modern times describes the greatest poetry that survives from the ancient world.
  • June/July 2006: The Sinatra Doctrine
    The dialectics of Paul Anka’s defiant ’70s anthem “My Way”: Thesis (Frank Sinatra), Antithesis (Elvis), Synthesis (Sid Vicious).
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