Tough Jews and When I Stop Smiling, You'll Know I'm Dead are two of Rich Cohen's four New York Times bestseller books. He also contributes to Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair, among other publications. His debut book for children is Alex and the Incredible Time Machine.
- The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King
- When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man
- The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones
- By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions
- Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football