Paul Auster

Paul Auster is a prolific American author and poet famous for writing crime fiction novels. His works consist of blends of existentialism, absurdism, and search for personal meaning and identity. Some of the famous works of author Auster include Moon Palace, The Music of Chance, The New York Trilogy, The Brooklyn Follies, and The Book of Illusions. His novels have been translated into more than 40 languages all over the world. Author Auster was born on February 3, 1947 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Books in order of publication:

New York Trilogy Books

City of Glass(1985) 
The Locked Room(1986) 

Standalone Novels

In the Country of Last Things(1987) 
Moon Palace(1989) 
Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story(1990) 
Mr. Vertigo(1994) 
Dream Days in Hotel(1998) 
Sophie Calle: Double GameDouble Game(1999) 
The Book of Illusions(2002) 
Oracle Night(2004) 
The Brooklyn Follies(2005) 
Travels in the Scriptorium(2005) 
Man in the Dark(2008) 
Sunset Park(2010) 
4 3 2 1(2017) 


The Music of Chance(1990) 
Blue in the Face(1990) 
Lulu on the Bridge(1998) 
The Inner Life of Martin Frost(2000) 
Collected Screenplays(2010) 

Non-Fiction Books

White Spaces(1980) 
The Art of Hunger(1983) 
The Notebooks of Joseph Joubert (With: Joseph Joubert)(1983) 
The Invention of Solitude(1985) 
The Red Notebook(1993) 
Why Write?(1996) 
Paul Auster’s New York (With: Frieder Blickle)(1997) 
Hand to Mouth(1997) 
The Story of My Typewriter (With: Sam Messer)(2002) 
Collected Prose(2003) 
Winter Journal(2012) 
Here and Now (With: J.M. Coetzee)(2012) 
Report from the Interior(2013) 
A Life in Words (With: I. B. Siegumfeldt)(2017) 
Talking to Strangers(2019) 
Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane(2021)


The Future Dictionary of America(2004)
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