Turn The Page – Episode 172a

Episode one seventy two – part one

Jenn caught up with Harry Freedman, author of Leonard Cohen: The Mystical Roots of Genius. Harry is an expert on Jewish culture and religion, and his new book explores the spiritual texts and ideas that shaped Cohen’s work. Leonard Cohen’s music is suffused with references to Jewish, Christian, and Zen Buddhist beliefs and practices, and Harry provides a fascinating literary analysis that illuminates Cohen’s songs and life.