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.


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Paul Auster in conversation with Paul Holdengräber

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

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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

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Paul Auster Reads From Sunset Park

Paul Auster Reads From Sunset Park

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Big Think Interview

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

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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".

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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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Paul Auster on NPR's Fresh Air

Paul Auster discusses and reads an excerpt from Winter Journal on Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Auggie Wren's Christmas Story

Paul Auster, illustrated by Isol
Henry Holt and Co.

A timeless, utterly charming Christmas fable, beautifully illustrated and destined to become a classic When Paul Auster was asked by The New York Times to...


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Lulu on the Bridge

Paul Auster
Holt Paperbacks

The insider's guide and perfect companion to the new film starring Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, and Vanessa Redgrave.Stunning and surreal, Lulu on the Bridge...


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Available 4/29/2014
Winter Journal

Paul Auster
Picador

“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...


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Report from the Interior

Paul Auster
Henry Holt and Co.

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


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Day/Night

Paul Auster
Picador

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ONE VOLUME, TWO EXISTENTIAL CLASSICS BY BESTSELLING NOVELIST PAUL AUSTER Day/Night brings together two metaphysical novels that mirror...


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Sunset Park

Paul Auster
Picador

A New York Times Bestseller From 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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Collected Prose

Paul Auster
Picador

The complete non-fiction works of "one of the greatest writers of our time," inclusive of one of his most famous essays, "Invention of Solitude." Updated with...


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Invisible

Paul Auster
Picador

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,...


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The Book of Illusions

Paul Auster
Picador

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE BOOK Six months after losing his wife and two young sons, Vermont Professor David Zimmer...


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The Brooklyn Follies

Paul Auster
Picador

Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and...


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Oracle Night

Paul Auster
Picador

Several months into his recovery from a near-fatal illness, thirty-four-year-old novelist Sidney Orr enters a stationery shop in the Cobble Hill section of...


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Timbuktu

Paul Auster
Picador

Mr. Bones, the heroic dog of Paul Auster's astonishing book, is the sidekick and confidant of Willy G. Christmas, a brilliant and troubled homeless man from...


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Man in the Dark

Paul Auster
Picador

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year "Man in the Dark is an undoubted pleasure to read. Auster really does possess the wand of the enchanter."--Michael...


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Travels in the Scriptorium

Paul Auster
Picador

An old man awakens, disoriented, in an unfamiliar chamber. With no memory of who he is or how he has arrived there, he pores over the relics on the desk,...


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The Inner Life of Martin Frost

Paul Auster
Picador

A Picador Paperback Original A new movie written and directed by Paul Auster, starring David Thewlis, Irene Jacob, Michael Imperioli, and Sophie...


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City of Glass

Paul Auster; Adaption by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli; New Introduction by Art Spiegelman
Picador

A graphic novel classic with a new introduction by Art Spiegelman Quinn writes mysteries. The Washington Post has described him as a...


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Three Films

Paul Auster
Picador

From The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions, Paul Auster's novels have earned him a reputation as "one of American's most spectacularly inventive...


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Hand to Mouth

Paul Auster
Picador

Paul Auster’s Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure is a fascinating and often funny memoir about his early years as a writer struggling to be...


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I Thought My Father Was God

Edited and Introduced by Paul Auster
Picador

The true-life stories in this unique collection provide "a window into the American mind and heart" (The Daily News). One hundred and eighty voices - male and...


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