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From the Publisher"Thoughtful and illuminating... [Mr. Light] is a fine companion for this journey through one song’s changing fortunes."
"A combination mystery tale, detective story, pop critique and sacred psalm of its own."
"Brilliantly revelatory... A masterful work of critical journalism."
"A deeply researched mixture of critical analysis and cultural archaeology."
"Keeps the pages turning... A well-constructed, consistently enlightening book, which should have Cohen devotees and music fans alike seeking out their favorite version of the song."
"Fresh and compelling."
"Reverentially details every stage in the [song's] evolution—and along the way, he reveals the compelling stories behind some of its most iconic interpretations."
"Absorbing…Eloquent... Light expertly unpacks the song's long, strange journey to ubiquity."
"A must for music fans."
"Reads like an investigative oral biography of a song. A true songography."