Rich Cohen (Tough Jews) in Conversation at the Community Bookstore
On Wednesday, June 27 at 7PM at Park Slope’s Community Bookstore, Rich Cohen, the bestselling author of books like Tough Jews, Sweet and Low, and Lake Effect will talk about his latest, The Fish that Ate the Whale.
Cohen’s new non-fiction book is about Samuel Zemurray, a little know antihero, the son of a Jewish Russian farmer. He started with nothing but a pile of rotten bananas, overthrew two governments in Central America, created the basic CIA template, bested and took over United Fruit, and went to war with Huey Long.
Cohen will talk about the book and his body of work with Jason Diamond who has a blog called Vol 1 Brooklyn This event is brought to you by Vol. 1 and the Jewish Book Council.