David Cohen

About David Cohen

A graduate of Yale College, David Elliot Cohen has edited or co-edited three New York Times best-sellers including A Day in the Life of America. He has appeared on numerous national programs including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Morning Edition, and 20/20 and has won awards from organizations as diverse as the American Society of Media Photographers, the Catholic Press Association, the government of Spain, and the National Jewish Book Awards. Cohen lives in Marin County, California, with his wife, Devyani Kamdar, and their three children, Kara, Willie, and Lucas. Since taking One Year Off, he has accomplished less and enjoyed life more.

One Year Off

One Year OffA year off from work. A meandering journey around the globe. Though it sounds like an impossible dream, one day David Cohen and his family decided to make it a reality. In their year, the Cohen family trek up a Costa Rican volcano, traverse the vast Australian desert, and roam the Burgundy canals by houseboat. An inspiring true story of one family's adventure of a lifetime.