The Art of Hunger by Paul Auster
Essays, Prefaces, Interviews

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incl essays on translations of Mallarme et al
 

About Paul Auster

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Paul Austera (TM)s most recent novel, Timbuktu, was a national bestseller, as was I Thought My Father Was God, the NPR National Story Project anthology, which he edited. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by Sun & Moon Press. 312 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Thirty Auster essays, reviews, prefaces, and interviews, nearly all of which have been previously published in small literary magazines or The New York Review of Books.

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``Writing is no longer an act of free will for me, it's a matter of survival,'' declares Auster in this collection, which serves as a kind of literary autobiography. Best known for his novels ( Leviat

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Auster's acclaimed novel City of Glass , a dreamlike meditation on language and fiction in the form of a detective novel, has been translated into comics form to stunning effect.

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The novelist supplies a literary autobiography in essays and interviews.

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Auster's interest in the French language emerges in his substantial essay on 20th-century French poetry and in his exploration of the work of Louis Wolfson, an American schizophrenic who wrote in French because he found English ``intolerably painful.'' The literary subjects discussed here may be ...

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