Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen was born in 1980 in Atlantic City. His books include the novels Moving Kings, Book of NumbersWitz, A Heaven of Others, and Cadenza for the Schneidermann Violin Concerto; the short fiction collection Four New Messages, and the non-fiction collection Attention: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction. Called ‘a major American writer’ by the New York Times, ‘maybe America’s greatest living writer’ by the Washington Post, and ‘an extraordinary prose stylist, surely one of the most prodigious at work in American fiction today’ by the New YorkerCohen was awarded Israel’s 2013 Matanel Prize for Jewish Writers, and in 2017 was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. He lives in New York City.
Joshua Cohen: The Netanyahus
A rare UK event for the man The Washington Post called “maybe America’s greatest living writer”. His previous novels Witz, Book of Numbers and Moving Kings were named books of the year by NPR, New York Magazine and the Village Voice, while his short story and essay collections Four New Messages and Attention received the same honours from the New Yorker and Wired. His latest The Netanyahus i...