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Paul Auster

Paul Auster Lisbeth Salas Soto

Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature, the Prix Médicis Étranger, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.  "Auster has an enormous talent for creating worlds that are both fantastic and believable. . . . His novels are uniformly difficult to put down, a testament to his storytelling gifts."—Timothy Peters, San Francisco Chronicle

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  • Paul Auster Reads From Sunset Park

    Paul Auster Reads From Sunset Park

  • Big Think Interview

    Full interview available here: http://bigthink.com/paulauster

  • Authors@Google: Paul Auster

    The Authors@Google Program was pleased to welcome Paul Auster to Google's New York office to read from and discuss his new book, "Man in the Dark".

  • Invisible by Paul Auster--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Paul Auster read from his novel Invisible. One of America's greatest novelists dazzlingly reinvents the coming-of-age story in his most passionate and surprising book to date. Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, Paul Auster's fifteenth novel opens in New York City in the spring of 1967, when twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University, meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born and his silent and seductive girlfriend

  • Sunset Park by Paul Auster--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Paul Auster read from his novel Sunset Park. Luminous, passionate, expansive, an emotional tour de force, Sunset Park follows the hopes and fears of a cast of unforgettable characters brought together by the mysterious Miles Heller during the dark months of the 2008 economic collapse. Auster magically weaves together an immensely moving narrative about contemporary America and its ghosts.

  • Man in the Dark by Paul Auster--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to author Paul Auster read from his novel Man in the Dark in this audiobook excerpt. From a "literary original" (The Wall Street Journal) comes a book that forces us to confront the blackness of night even as it celebrates the existence of ordinary joys in a world capable of the most grotesque violence. Seventy-two-year-old August Brill is recovering from a car accident at his daughter's house in Vermont.

  • Paul Auster: Reads from "Winter Journal"

    From the bestselling novelist and author of The Invention of Solitude, a moving and highly personal meditation on the body, time, and language itself "That is where the story begins, in your body, and everything will end in the body as well. Facing his sixty-third winter, internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster sits down to write a history of his body and its sensations—both pleasurable and painful. Thirty years after the publication of The Invention of Solitude, in which he wrote so movingl

  • Paul Auster in conversation with Paul Holdengräber

    Paul Auster in conversation with Paul Holdengräber at The New York Public Library.

  • Paul Auster interviewed on The Leonard Lopate Show

    Paul Auster discusses 'Report from the Interior' on WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Winter Journal

Paul Auster

“That is where the story begins, in your body and everything will end in the body as well.” On January 3, 2011, exactly one month before his sixty-fourth birthday, internationally...

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Paul Auster’s most intimate autobiographical work to dateIn the beginning, everything was alive. The smallest objects were endowed with beating hearts . . .Having...

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Day/Night

Paul Auster

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ONE VOLUME, TWO EXISTENTIAL CLASSICS BY BESTSELLING NOVELIST PAUL AUSTERDay/Night brings together two metaphysical novels that mirror each other and are meant...

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Sunset Park

Paul Auster

A New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author of Invisible and The New York Trilogy comes a new novel set during the 2008 economic collapse. Sunset...

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