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Publishers Weekly on author MICHAEL COFFEY joining the OR Books board of directors.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Michael Coffey, author and former editorial director of Publishers Weekly, is joining the OR Books board of directors.

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“A ghostly collaboration… a rewarding challenge.” The New York Times Book Review on SAMUEL BECKETT IS CLOSED by Michael Coffey

Friday, April 27th, 2018

A ghostly collaboration . . . a rewarding challenge. Coffey takes a colossal figure whose form-shattering masterpieces can seem hermetic and obscure, deliberately closed off, and opens him up in a way we haven’t seen.

Read the full review at the New York Times.

Samuel Beckett: Connoisseur of Artistic Failure – MICHAEL COFFEY in Lit Hub

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Fail better. I am not sure any writer is more identifiable by two words than Samuel Beckett is by these. Though first occurring in one of his late, little-known works, the phrase has nonetheless come to be a rallying cry for athletes and entrepreneurs alike. Richard Branson and Elon Musk cite them. A tennis star has the phrase tattooed on his forearm. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

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