Rich Cohen is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Tough Jews, The Avengers, Monsters, and (with Jerry Weintraub) When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead. He is a co-creator of the HBO series Vinyl and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone and has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Harper's Magazine, among others. Cohen has won the Great Lakes Book Award, the Chicago Public Library's 21st Century Award, and the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for outstanding coverage of music. His stories have been included in The Best American Essays and The Best American Travel Writing. He lives in Connecticut.
... this is not only "only rock 'n' roll. This is a cultural juggernaut, a superstar band with a singular body of work that both influenced and reflected multiple generations... Mr Cohen's interviews even yield some new Stones lore...While he is an unabashed fan, he tempers his initial gobsmacked amazement with a sharp reporter's eye for human imperfections. * Wall Street Journal *