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Collected Prose

Collected Prose

Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces and Collaborations With Artists

Book - 2005
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An essential collection from one of the finest thinkers and stylists in contemporary letters.

The celebrated author of The New York Trilogy , The Book of Illusions , and Oracle Nigh t presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, as well as occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers, including The Invention of Solitud e his "breathtaking memoir." ( Financial Times Magazine London )

Ranging in subject from Sir Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Nathaniel Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter, the World Trade Center catastrophe to his beloved New York City itself, Collected Prose records the passions and insights of a writer who "will be remembered as one of the great writers of our time" ( San Francisco Chronicle ).
Publisher: New York : Picador, Henry Holt and Co., 2005.
Edition: 1st Picador ed.
ISBN: 9780312424688
Branch Call Number: 818.5408 AU
Characteristics: [10], 512 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.


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✍️ This guy can write! Under no circs should one miss "The Invention of Solitude." He makes Hemingway look like a high schooler.


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