Rich Cohen, contributing editor at both Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, talks about why celebrities matter.
On why you have to take writing head-on.
The author's favorite books of all time.
The author reads at Google NYC on June 20th, 2007.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from and hear Rich Cohen read from his book Sweet and Low, the bittersweet, hilarious story of Ben Eisenstadt, who invented sugar packets and Sweet'N Low, and amassed the great fortune that would later destroy his family. It is a story of immigrants, Jewish gangsters, and Brooklyn; of sugar, saccharine, obesity, and diet crazes; of jealousy, betrayal, and ambition.
Here's what I'm sure about: You've never thought about reading a book about the banana business and/or Sam Zemurray, the guy perhaps most responsible building it. Here's what I'm also sure about: You absolutely should read The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King," by Rich Cohen." --Mark Bazer
Rich Cohen on the Banana King and the American Dream.
Nicholas Lemann in converation with Rich Cohen at the Tenement Museum.
The gripping account of a once-in-a-lifetime football team and their lone championship seasonFor Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the 1985 Chicago Bears were more...