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Paul Auster
Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Travels in the Scriptorium, The Brooklyn Follies, and Oracle Night. I Thought My Father Was God, the NPR National Story Project anthology, which he edited, was also a national bestseller. His work has been translated into thirty languages. He lives in... show more



Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Travels in the Scriptorium, The Brooklyn Follies, and Oracle Night. I Thought My Father Was God, the NPR National Story Project anthology, which he edited, was also a national bestseller. His work has been translated into thirty languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Birth date: 1947-02-03
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runner rated it 7 months ago
Adam Walker, student, is invited to the house of lecturer Rudolf Born. Here he meets the seductive and solitary Margot. His relationship to Margot is secondary to an incident that occurs when in the company of Born, something so disturbing that Walker carries it with him for the rest of his life. Th...
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runner rated it 7 months ago
Told throught the eyes of Archie Ferguson 4321 is really a picture of 60's America with all its dirty laundry on show! Racism, Vietnam war, Tricky Dick, anti war demonstrations, student unrest/riots, the summer of love, free love, the beautiful pill, Martin Luther King, JFK, KKK, Manson, one small s...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
I am a big fan of this book, but I don’t know if I can recommend it to anyone. Coming in at just under 900 pages, this novel is a brick. The book itself feels heavy, the font is small, the chapters are long, and paragraphs sometimes go on for pages at a time. And Paul Auster doesn’t use quotation ma...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it 3 years ago
Thanks to NetGalley and to Faber & Faber for providing me with an ARC copy of this novel that I freely chose to review. I’ve been following with interest the Man-Booker Prize this year and realised I had quite a few of the books on my list to be read and decided to try and read in a timely manner an...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 3 years ago
Paul Auster's 4 3 2 1 is the Goliath nominee of this year's Man Booker Prize. At nearly 900 pages, it is not only long, it is unnecessarily long. Though Auster has quite a lustrous career behind him, he takes this opportunity to write a novel that sounds like an undergraduate's wet dream project: a ...
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