Leonard Cohen

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen

NCL Biography:

[From Series Three Beautiful Losers]

Leonard Cohen has been frequently described as a modern Renaissance man.

He has published seven volumes of poetry and two novels. The brilliant and comic Beautiful Losers, which first appeared in 1966, has now sold over 400, 000 copies. His writing has been translated into more than 20 languages, and he enjoys a loyal and immense following in Europe and South-East Asia for his novels, poetry and the songs he writes and performs.

Although he keeps a home in Montreal and spends extensive time in North America giving concerts and poetry readings Cohen’s primary residence is on the Isle of Hydra in Greece.

Books in the NCL:

The Favourite Game [N73]
Beautiful Losers [N153]

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