I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

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Random House, Nov 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 560 pages
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Published to coincide with Leonard Cohen's exclusive show at Londonís The O2 on Friday 21 June 2013. This book contains exclusive material and interviews making it THE biography to buy on Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.

The genius behind such classic songs as Suzanne, Bird on the Wire and Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a man of spirituality, emotion, and intelligence whose work has explored the definitive issues of human life - sex, religion, power, meaning, love.

I'm Your Man explores the facets of Cohen's life. Sylvie Simmons draws on Cohen's private archives and a wealth of interviews with many of his closest associates, colleagues, and other artists whose work he has inspired.

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

I love Leonard Cohen's music and his voice. Guess that goes without saying since I bought and read this book! Sylvie Simmons is clearly a fan, both of the music/poetry and of the man himself. She ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ethan Miller - Goodreads

Sylvie's book is outstanding on every level. Incredible research, incredible writing, incredible subject. I was a Leonard Cohen fan prior to this book; had 4 or 5 albums, knew some good tales, had ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Sylvie Simmons is a renowned music journalist and award-winning writer. A Londoner, she moved to LA in the late seventies where she began writing about rock music for Sounds, Creem and Kerrang!, then Rolling Stone, the Guardian and MOJO. She is the author of fiction and non-fiction books, including the acclaimed Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful of Gitanes, Neil Young: Reflections in Broken Glass and the short story collection Too Weird for Ziggy. She currently lives in San Francisco, where she plays ukulele and still writes for MOJO.

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