Etiquetes » Paul Auster

Mahfouz, Chabon and new books

I’m shooting to have the review up by mid-week for Autumn Quail and am working on a series recap to come shortly afterward that compares the three novellas. 407 more words


4 3 2 1...

… GO!
Paul Auster’s new novel 4 3 2 1 is just fantastic – inventive and thought-provoking, just deeply pleasurable. It’s another big book – 866 pages – but there is a lightness of touch that makes it a surprisingly quick read. 362 more words


4 3 2 1

Paul Auster

First Sentence:     According to family legend, Ferguson’s Grandfather departed on foot from his native city of Minsk with one hundred rubles sewn into the lining of his jacket, traveled west to Hamburg through Warsaw and Berlin, and then booked passage on a ship called the… 329 more words


TMI book tag

I’ve been invited to do this tag by @sztinus on Moly. Hungarian answers are to be found here. English answers below (English questions from… 757 more words


The world is my Auster


Dustin Parkes is in a locked room. A bedroom. The first one he’s ever rented. The telephone rings. He answers it. He sets up an appointment with his university admissions counsellor to select courses. 703 more words


Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading 6/2/17

Last week was pretty busy and I didn’t as much reading as I would of liked (turned off and played Candy Crush Soda – do not start playing that game!). 324 more words

Book Review

City of Glass: The Graphic Novel

City of Glass: The Graphic Novel, by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli, is a black and white adaptation of American author Paul Auster’s offbeat and surreal detective novella… 618 more words