Richard Lawrence Cohen

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Gender MALE
Occupation writer
Location Austin, Texas, United States
Introduction author (as Richard Cohen) of novels SAY YOU WANT ME, DOMESTIC TRANQUILITY, DON'T MENTION THE MOON; collections PRONOUN MUSIC and ONLY WHAT IS; textbook WRITER'S MIND: CRAFTING FICTION
Favorite Movies Vanya on 42nd Street, Happy-Go-Lucky, Synecdoche NY, Adaptation, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, Maborosi, Vertical Ray of the Sun, The Celebration, The Terminator, Terminator 2, Princess Mononoke, Unforgiven, It's a Gift, Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday
Favorite Music R. Strauss "Four Last Songs", Vaughan Williams "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis", Copland "Our Town, " Handel, Bach, Corelli, Pergolesi, Dowland, Puccini, Verdi, Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Emmylou Harris, Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Thelonius Monk, Sinatra, Gershwin/Porter/Kern/Berlin/Ellington/Strayhorn/etc., and the MTV playlist from 1984–1989
Favorite Books Resurrection, Father Sergius, The Magic Mountain, The Rainbow, The Sun Also Rises, The Golden Compass, The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, The Seige of Krishnapur, I Need Your Love--Is That True?, Healing the Shame that Binds You, The Dhammapada, On Not Being Able to Paint, The Art Spirit, Zen Mind Beginner's Mind, Transmission of Light, When Things Fall Apart, Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals, Yeats, Auden, Simenon, Bradbury, Patrick O'Brian, Shakespeare