Etiquetes » Paul Auster

Review: "Visually intoxicating" ★★★★ City of Glass at the Lyric Hammersmith

Can one wrong number really change the course of your life? It’s a question, which forms the basis of the cult meta-crime story, City of Glass… 321 more words


A simultaneity of selves: Auster's 4321

We humans are a messy business with our many different selves, often conflicting selves, all bundled into one body and not allowing us to sit easy because  523 more words


Out of sight

I’ve read most of Paul Auster’s work with few disappointments. Friends often ask “What sort of thing does he write?” or “What happens in the end?” The answer to both is that I’m really never sure. 326 more words

Books; Yes, We Have A Reader

More Flowers Than You Could Possibly Carry, Selected Poems 1989-2012 Simon Smith (Shearsman Books)


Simon Smith’s poetry is always on the move and Fifteen Exits (Waterloo Press 2001) is no exception. Although published at the opening of the new century the individual ‘exits’ are all dated in the closing years of the previous one. 1.296 more words


The road not taken

A few times a week, I ride my bicycle to the University where I work as a writing tutor. The end of the commute takes me along the west side of the Clearihue building, a three story, squat cement slab constructed in the 1960s that houses the English and French Departments. 1.332 more words


Anthony's Navel: 'I've got the spirit, but lose the feeling'

In October, 2014 I published a blog post I was really proud of. It woke me in the middle of the night, and I went downstairs to the den to write it. 446 more words