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Monday, January 20 2014

What Does Paul Auster Do While Sitting in a Blank Room, Faced with a Blank Page?

Travels in the Scriptorium and Man in the Dark offer potent examples of the creative process and how an author struggles with the blank page.


Sunday, January 5 2014

Portrait of Paul Auster as a Young Man

Report from the Interior works as a companion volume to the 2012 autobiography Winter Journal, and both books make for quality reading back-to-back about Paul Auster’s life and insights.


Tuesday, October 9 2012

Winter of Slight Discontent: Paul Auster's 'Winter Journal'

Winter Journal is a meandering, plotless memoir about the ordinariness of life. Nevertheless, it's a commanding read, even if there are some rather pretentious moves and in-roads taken.


Sunday, December 12 2010

'Sunset Park' Casts Shadows on a Tenuous Reality

In Sunset Park, Paul Auster creates a world populated by antiheros and void of Gods, spinning a compelling tale of stagnancy and angst.


Wednesday, October 28 2009

Invisible by Paul Auster

Paul Auster is a spellbinding storyteller, sometimes thanks to, and other times in spite of, his post-modern narrative trickery.


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