Copyright © 2013 Leonard Cohen.
This is a portrait of my friend, the novelist Eric Lerner.
I finished it last week.
It's based on a photograph by Kezban Ozcan, who also
took the picture on the cover of Old Ideas.
Los Angeles, June 1, 2013
Update 2018: Matters of Vital Interest - A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen, a book by Eric Lerner
Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.