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Paul Auster's Fanshawe

In the last book of his New York Trilogy, the story revolves around a mysterious character called Fanshawe. The way that Fanshawe is described is captivating, and there are a few things that he does which resonates with my own life in little ways.. 2.864 more words


If you’re not ready for everything, you’re not ready for anything. – Paul Auster

Paul Auster

The universal grind attachment

I told my boss I just wanted to get to a place with my project where it would feel comfortable and he said that may never happen, you might just have to get used to it, and he was right — I got glazed over from it so that I couldn’t act, it felt like a knot I’d gotten myself into where I couldn’t tell which end was which, where it started or ended. 798 more words


Paul Auster

You think it will never happen to you, that it cannot happen to you, that you are the only person in the world to whom none of these things will ever happen, and then, one by one, they all begin to happen to you, in the same way they happen to everyone else. 131 more words


Paul Auster

Impossible, I realize, to enter another’s solitude. If it is true that we can ever come to know another human being, even to a small degree, it is only to the extent that he is willing to make himself known. 84 more words


“Paintings [are] the collapse of time in images.”

“Paintings   the collapse of time in images.”

― Paul Auster, writer, The Invention of Solitude