Johanna Garfield

Cousins: A Unique and Powerful Bond

The book discusses all aspects of cousin relationships and doesn't shy away from the taboos surrounding sexual attraction, abuse, and cousin marriage. It includes celebrity interviews and famous cousins in history.

"An entertaining study of this rarely examined form of kinship."
--Publisher's Weekly

"Highly accessible...well-researched."

"Superbly written, fascinating and compassionate...A must for anyone interested in family dynamics."
--Dr. Theodore Isaac Rubin

Selected Works

"A compelling valediction to a tormented anorexic adolescence...Candid, witty and intensely moving."
London Times
Cousins provides the first in-depth look at the richness and variety of cousin relationships.
The Home Section, The New York Times
New Yorker's Diary, The New York Observer
New Yorkers Diary, The New York Observer
The City, The New York Times
City Section, The New York Times
New York Forum, New York Newsday
Newsday, New York Edition
The Christian Science Monitor
Private Life, MS Magazine
Musical America