Joshua Cohen and Samuel Nicholson: ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction

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Samuel Nicholson edited three of Joshua Cohen’s books at Random House, including his recent collection of nonfiction, ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction. Nicholson speaks about finding a structure, a theme, and narrative, amid the entirety of Cohen’s nonfiction writing. Cohen talks about being accurate to feeling, and says that everyone has his own relationship to abstraction.

Photos by Christopher Ho.

Credits

Guest:
Joshua Cohen - novelist

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producers:
Michelle Escobar, Alan Howard