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.
Thursday, August 14 2008
This superb small novel isn’t about war or politics at all, but about, in the face of guilt and horror, choosing whether to die and how, if that is the choice, to live.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A dark, slippery love story, a meditation on the risks of embracing one’s muse, a study of the author and his/her “creation”, a quiet reflection on the nature of “human understanding”, this film is many things at once.