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Roger Cohen writes on foreign affairs for The New York Times, where he has worked since 1990, primarily as Paris correspondent, bureau chief in the Balkans and Berlin, and foreign editor. He also writes a twice-weekly column for the International Herald Tribune. His book on Bosnia, Hearts Grown Brutal, based on his prizewinning coverage of the war there, was cited for its excellence by the Overseas Press Club. He lives with his wife, Frida, and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Girl from Human Street
Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $13.99

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The Girl from Human Street
Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $27.95

An intimate and profoundly moving Jewish family history—a story of displacement, prejudice, hope, despair, and love.

In this luminous memoir, award-winning New York Times columnist Roger Cohen turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy of his own forebears. As he follows them across continents and decades, mapping individual lives that diverge and... Read more >
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Hearts Grown Brutal
Sagas of Sarajevo
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 25, 1998
Price: $25.00

Roger Cohen of The New York Times takes us to the core of one of the twentieth century's most complex stories, weaving together the history of Yugoslavia and the story of the Bosnian War of 1992 to 1995, as experienced by four families.

"I have tried to treat the story of... Read more >
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Hearts Grown Brutal
Sagas of Sarajevo
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Soldiers and Slaves
American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $15.00

In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death, starved and brutalized; more than twenty percent died from this... Read more >

Soldiers and Slaves
American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $11.99

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