The Flame

Leonard Cohen, foreword by Adam Cohen
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The New York Times bestselling final collection of poetry from the world's greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen.

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist.

A reckoning with a life lived deeply and passionately, with wit and panache, this collection is a valedictory work.

Author bio:

Leonard Cohen began his artistic career in 1956 with the publication of his first book of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies. He went on to publish 12 more books, including two celebrated novels, and gained worldwide recognition as an iconic singer-songwriter. He released 14 studio albums, including three in the last years of his life when he also became one of the most acclaimed arena-performing artists in the world.

Among his numerous honours, he is the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 2010, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature 2011, the inaugural New England PEN Award for Excellence in Lyrics 2012, the 2016 Juno Awards for Song of the Year and Album of the Year, and he has been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the US Songwriters Hall of Fame. He died in November 2016.

Category: Poetry
ISBN: 9781786893147
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: January 2020
Page Extent: 288
Format: Book
Subject: Poetry

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