In the continuing series, Collected Novels, Volume Three brings together four more of Paul Auster's hugely influential novels.
Paul Auster was born in New Jersey, United States in 1947. He graduated from Columbia University with an MA degree. Throughout the 1970s he wrote mainly poetry and essays which appeared in various magazines including the New York Review of Books. During the 1980s he concentrated on prose writing: a memoir and four novels were published. His screenplay Smoke and Blue in the Face was published in 1996 to coincide with the release of the film. He is the author of twelve novels: The New York Trilogy, In the Country of Last Things, Moon Palace, The Music of Chance, Leviathan, Mr Vertigo, Timbuktu, The Book of Illusions, Oracle Night, The Brooklyn Follies, Travels in the Scriptorium and Man in the Dark. He is married with two children and lives in Brooklyn.
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