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Peter-Adrian Cohen

Peter-Adrian Cohen (also known as Peter Cohen) is an American writer. He grew up in Zürich, Switzerland, and lives in Boston.


While studying at Harvard Business School Cohen wrote the 1973 best-seller, The Gospel According to the Harvard Business School. It is a "sophisticated" and "negative" look at the Business School.[1][2]

He is the author of To Pay the Price, a play about Yonatan Netanyahu,[3][4] and " Verstehn Sie Mich, Herr Goldfarb" (Do You Understand Me, Herr Goldfarb?", a play.[5]


  • To Pay the Price
  • "Why Worry?"
  • The Court Jew
  • A Ship to Zion
  • Verstehn Sie mich, Herr Goldfarb? – Do You Understand Me, Mr. Goldfarb?
  • Im Namen Gottes (In the Name of God), scenic reading, about 9/11. First given in Zürich, Sept. 10, 2011 and then Sept. 11 in Bonn (Germany) and Cambridge (MA).


  1. ^ Managers, not MBAs: a hard look at the soft practice of managing and management development, Henry Mintzberg, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2004, p. 72.
  2. ^ Values in teaching and professional ethics, y Carlton T. Mitchell, Mercer University Press, 1989, pp. 101-103
  3. ^ Play tells story of Israeli soldier, Berkshire Eagle, Aug. 29, 2006
  4. ^ Under pressure, New Rep cancels play, Boston Globe, May 9, 2007
  5. ^ In Berlin, stories of the shtetl; Giving voice to a culture of unique appeal, Yiddish theater thrives, thanks partly to a Protestant minister. Los Angeles Times, Julia M. Klein, Oct 10, 2004