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“A wry, magical memoir about the transcendent power of mother-daughter love.” —Elle
"The Year My Mother Came Back is a perfect book." Abigail Thomas, bestselling author of A Three Dog Life
“Everything we love in a book -- profound, honest, hilarious, humane, surprising."
Anne Lamott, Salon BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR"
"Her darkly hilarious memoir, What I Thought I Knew
(Viking), is an unexpected bundle of joy.” Oprah Magazine
Jane Chambers Award 2015 Honorable Mention.
“A sold-out hit at the All For One Theatre Festival...Cohen’s performance is a constant, joyous amazement.” —Director, AFO Theatre Festival
“So vivid, so immediate, so complex, so full of compassion, so brutally honest… This is what theater can be. All in one body—speaking, moving, falling still—and an audience, echoing each change.”—Tompkins Weekly, Ithaca, NY.
One building. A city in upheaval. A solo play about twelve lives colliding. "Gripping" New York Times
“A little show, but with such a big, embracing heart.”
–The Guardian, London
“Spellbinding…Our audiences were enraptured.”DTW, Family Matters
“It was probably the funniest show I have ever seen!”—Daniel, age 7
“She is a remarkable teacher. She helped me to find my artistic voice, and her course had a major impact on my life and my career.”
—James Scruggs, playwright, performance artist.
Book Blog Tour
WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW, video
4-minute performance excerpts
THIN WALLS, video
10-minute performance excerpt
READERS GUIDE, What I Thought I Knew
Synopsis, discussion questions, author interview. Read and print for your book group.
WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW, available in paperback, hardcover, and Kindle
Three Short Women, Three Tall (True) Tales
Memoirists Program: Alice Eve Cohen, Nancy Bachrach & Julie Metz