Monday, January 20 2014
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
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 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
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
Paul Auster is a spellbinding storyteller, sometimes thanks to, and other times in spite of, his post-modern narrative trickery.