Erica Jong’s review of From This Broken Hill


Erica Jong, award-winning author of Fear of Flying, novelist, and cultural commentator says, “Marcia Pally has written an absolutely brilliant and arresting book about the lyrics of Leonard Cohen… he has done the remarkable thing of writing prophecy and social criticism into his lyrics. Marcia Pally’s book analyzes his extraordinary talent. Please read it!”





Leonard Cohen’s Spiritual Advisor, Rabbi Finley

Rabbi Mordecai Finley, spiritual counselor to Leonard Cohen, called From This Broken Hill I Sing to You superb book,” “sophisticated and accessible.” Finley continues, “As someone whose relationship with Old Priest was rooted in theological discussions, it is such a pleasure to see his depth so beautifully and originally articulated.”







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Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Theology and Theodicy

Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Theodicy: We Are Waiting for Godot, But It Is We Who May Never Arrive By Marcia Pally Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Volume 32, Number 2, Summer 2020, pp. 121-143 Abstract: The work of Leonard Cohen, […]