BOOK OF LONGING






Title Book of Longing
Year published 2006
Publisher McClelland And Stewart Ltd., Toronto
HarperCollins, New York
Pages 240
Notes 978-0-7710-2234-0
(0-7710-2234-4)
Summary Book of Longing is Cohenís eagerly awaited new collection of poems. It contains erotic, playful, and provocative line drawings and artwork on every page, by the author, which interact in exciting and unexpected ways on the page with poetry that is timeless, meditative, and at times darkly humorous. The book brings together all the elements that have brought Leonard Cohenís artistry with language worldwide recognition.

Poems in this collection have been written at the Zen Center on Mount Baldy, or in Mumbai, India, Montreal or Los Angeles.

Many of the poems and drawings have been previously presented on The Blackening Pages , a special section of this site.
Notes Book of Longing has already been published in many languages. We have featured many them at The Gallery of Books , a special section of this site.




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