Ghosts

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Sun & Moon, 1986 - Fiction - 96 pages
66 Reviews
A fiction writer compiles his essays and interviews with such literary greats as Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, Paul Celan, and more in a book that calls attention to the dangerous stakes of writing and undermines accepted notions about literature.

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But Auster is a fine writer, nonetheless. - Goodreads
In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. - Goodreads
If you're a writer I'd recommend it hands down. - Goodreads
Writing is a solitary business. - Goodreads

Review: Ghosts (New York Trilogy #2)

User Review  - S Stevens - Goodreads

I love this, but don't understand anything that is going on and so the 4 stars. Once I get to the end of the trilogy I'll have to sit down and scratch my head. Beautifully written. Read full review

Review: Ghosts (New York Trilogy #2)

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Entertaining. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
104
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Paul Auster was born on February 3, 1947, in Newark, New Jersey. He received a B.A. and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. In addition to his career as a writer, Auster has been a census taker, tutor, merchant seaman, little-league baseball coach, and a telephone operator. He started his writing career as a translator. He soon gained popularity for the detective novels that make up his New York Trilogy. His other works include The Invention of Solitude; Leviathan; Moon Palace; Facing the Music; In the Country of Last Things; The Music of Chance; Mr. Vertigo; and The Brooklyn Follies. His latest novels are entitled, Invisible and Sunset Park. In addition to his novels, Auster has written screenplays and directed several films. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a French Prix Medicis for Foreign Literature.

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