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Collected Prose

Paul Auster

Paul Auster’s Collected Prose is an essential collection from one of the finest thinkers and stylists in contemporary letters.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571218486
Date Published
16.01.2014
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Summary

The celebrated author of The New York Trilogy, The Book of Illusions and Invisible presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces and occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers. Ranging in subject from Walter Raleigh to Kafka; Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit; conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster’s own Olympia typewriter; the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers to his beloved New York City itself, Auster displays all his customary flair, wit and insight.

Including several of his major works – important books in their own right, such as Hand to Mouth and The Invention of Solitude – this collection demonstrates and reaffirms the pre-eminent position Paul Auster holds in contemporary literature and criticism.

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Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Man in the Dark, The Brooklyn Follies, The Book of Illusions and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. In 2006 he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Among his other honours are the Independent…

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