Full Agent Profile: Susan Lee Cohen



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Susan Lee Cohen

AGENCY
Riverside Literary Agency
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EMAIL
rivlit@sover.net
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    FICTION GENRES

    NONFICTION GENRES

    Religion | Spirituality | Women's Issues | True Crime | Cultural/Social Issues

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    Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
    Author:   Mary Pipher
    Genres:   Parenting | Women's Issues | Cultural/Social Issues
    Publisher:   Putnam Publishing Group; (April 1, 1994)
    From her work as a psychotherapist for adolescent females, Pipher here posits and persuasively argues that today's teenaged girls are coming of age in "a girl-poisoning culture."


    Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be: Lessons on Change, Loss, and Spiritual Transformation
    Author:   Lama Surya Das
    Genres:   Spirituality
    Publisher:   Broadway; 1st edition (August 12, 2003)
    Das, an American-born lama in the Dzogchen lineage of Tibet, explores the losses and changes that inevitably mark our lives


    Writing to Change the World
    Author:   Mary Pipher
    Genres:   Spirituality
    Publisher:   Riverhead Trade (May 1, 2007)
    Writing to Change the World is intended to help people who have a message they're passionate about to convey it clearly through writing
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    The Secret Magdalene: A Novel
    Author:   Ki Longfellow
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Crown (March 27, 2007)
    "Mariamne," the daughter of a wealthy Jewish aristocrat, is a gifted child with a love of learning who hears prophetic voices, but because privileged girls in Jerusalem are not raised to be scholars, Mariamne must run away to Alexandria in order to indulge her passion in secret, where she is drawn to Yeshu (Jesus), with whom she shares a brief earthly love and prolonged discussions of gnosis—the experience of direct personal insight into the divine
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    The Sociopath Next Door
    Author:   Martha Stout
    Genres:   Psychology
    Publisher:   Broadway (February 8, 2005)
    Dr. Stout explores the mind of the sociopath--people who have no empathy or affectionate feelings for humans or animals, but often have a superficial charm, which they exercise ruthlessly in order to get what they want
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    Suffer the Children: The Case Against Labeling and Medicating and an Effective Alternative
    Author:   Marilyn Wedge
    Genres:   Parenting
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company (March 28, 2011)
    With more than four million American children diagnosed with ADHD and other psychiatric disorders, taking a child to a psychiatrist is as common as taking them to soccer practice. But, disturbingly, a great number of children experience dangerous emotional and physical side effects from psychotropic medications. A family therapist for over twenty years, Marilyn Wedge shares the stories of her patients. Wedge presents creative strategies that flow from viewing children's symptoms not as biologically determined "disorders" but as responses to relationships in their lives that can be altered with the help of a therapist.
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