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Esther Cohen

Esther Cohen's recent books include Don't Mind Me and Other Jewish Lies (Hyperion) and The Book Doctor (Counterpoint). She is currently the Executive Director of Bread and Roses, the nonprofit cultural arm of Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the largest union in the United States, representing 1.8 million low-wage workers. Bread and Roses is the leading working people's cultural program in the country. Cohen edited the book Unseen America (HarperCollins), based on the photography exhibition of the same title, which has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, ABC World News Tonight and NPR.

To see a video from NY1 television on the book launch of Unseen America at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5SmW6xZN7M