Deborah Cohen

I was raised in Louisville, Kentucky and now live in Chicago, where I teach history at Northwestern University. Last Call at the Hotel Imperial is my fourth book.

I write regularly for the Atlantic about subjects ranging from private lives to war photography to punk rock.

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Books in order of publication:

The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939 – 2001

Household Gods: The British and their Possessions – 2006

Family Secrets: Shame and Privacy in Modern Britain – 2013

Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took on a World at War – 2022

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