COVID-19 Response at Fishpond.com.au

Read what we're doing...

A Life in Words
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

An inside look into Paul Auster's art and craft, the inspirations and obsessions, mesmerizing and dramatic in turn.

About the Author

PAUL AUSTER is one of the very few giants of English-language literature who has successfully made the leap from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. A poet and translator before he crossed over to mainstream relevance as a memoirist and novelist, Auster continues to challenge and dazzle his readers in America and around the world. But though there are many books and countless PhDs on Auster, we as a society are far from having decided what he means to us, and haven't yet begun to let him chance and provoke us as thoroughly as he must-as James Joyce or Beckett has, for example. Auster lives in Brooklyn. His most recent novel is 4 3 2 1. I. B. SIEGUMFELDT in an associate professor of English Germanic, and Romance Studies at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and the driving force behind the Paul Auster Center that is housed there.

Reviews

I believe this is a very important book for people who want to know what it means to be a writer. --Barry Gifford

"The most distinguished American writer of [his] generation . . . indeed its only author . . . with any claim to greatness." -The Spectator (UK) "One of the great writers of our time."-San Francisco Chronicle Nabokov once said 'I divide literature into two categories, the books I wish I had written, and the books I have written.' In the former category I would put books by Kurt Vonnegut, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, and Paul Auster. --Umberto Eco (in the Paris Review)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling A Life in Words: In Conversation with I. B. Siegumfeldt on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top