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Jonathan Cott

JONATHAN COTT is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and has written for The New York Times and The New Yorker.He is the author of seventeen books, including Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono (Doubleday, 2013), Conversations with Glenn GouldStockhausen: Conversations with the Composer, and Back to a Shadow in the Night: Music Writings and Interviews—1968-2001 and is the co-editor of The Ballad of John and Yoko. He lives in New York City.

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THE PRIMAL VISION OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by JONATHAN COTT

Format: Hardcover, 256 pages

Publisher: Doubleday

On Sale: 05/16/2017

Price: $30.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-54043-8

An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. 


Polymath and master interviewer Jonathan Cott first interviewed Maurice Sendak in 1976 for Rolling Stone, just at the time when Outside Over There, the concluding and by far the strangest volume of a trilogy that began with Where...

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SPENDING TIME WITH JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO
Written by JONATHAN COTT

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 11/05/2013

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-0-307-95128-1

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was friends with him and Yoko Ono until John's death in 1980. He has kept in touch with Yoko since that time, and is one of the small group of writers who understands her profoundly positive influence on Lennon. This deeply personal book recounts the course of those friendships over the decades and provides an intimate look at two of the most astonishing cultural figures of our time. And what Jonathan Cott has to say and tell will be found nowhere...

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A JOURNEY INTO THE NUMBER
Written by JONATHAN COTT

Format: Trade Paperback, 156 pages

Publisher: Doubleday

On Sale: 11/05/1996

Price: $15.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-51280-0

Odysseus, the 13th of his group of companions, is the only one to have escaped the devouring appetite of the Cyclops Polyphemus.

The ill-fated Apollo 13 mission was launched on April 11, 1970, at 1313 hours Central Time from Pad 39 (13 x 3), and had to be aborted on April 13 after the explosion of an oxygen tank serving the commanding ship. Three of the sleeping periods scheduled for the astronauts were supposed to start 13 minutes past the hour, as was one of the possible splashdown...

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Written by JONATHAN COTT

Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

On Sale: 03/07/1995

Price: $15.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-51241-1