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La stanza chiusa

La stanza chiusa è il terzo e definitivo momento narrativo della Trilogia di New York di Paul Auster, il romanzo che dovrebbe rispondere (e a suo modo lo fa) agli interrogativi posti dai due episodi precedenti. 426 more words


Book Reflections - Oracle Night by Paul Auster

I’ve only previously read Timbuktu by Paul Auster and I’ve heard that he’s a good author so as I quickly browsed the impressive range of English language novels at Trondheim library, I grabbed Oracle Night. 705 more words

Books & Ideas

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster - A Book Review

Let’s establish right away that Paul Auster is one of my favorite authors.  In fact, I’d consider myself something of a “fanboy.”  I’ve read the vast majority of his published work after discovering him about ten years ago.   449 more words


I was looking for a quiet place to die.

Someone recommended Brooklyn, and so the next morning I traveled down there from Westchester to scope out the territory.

Paul Auster – The Brooklyn Follies

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Yes, I suppose

Yes, I suppose there is something nasty about me at times. But not all the time, and not as a matter of principle.


I had given myself up for dead, and once the tumor had been cut out of me and I’d gone through the debilitating ordeals of radiation treatment and chemo, once I’d suffered the long bouts of nausea and dizziness, the loss of hair, the loss of will, the loss of job, the loss of wife, it was difficult for me to imagine how to go on. 197 more words

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The city #NewYork #PaulAuster

After all those years in the suburbs, I find that the city agrees with me, and I’ve already grown attached to my neighborhood, with its shifting jumble of white and brown and black, its multilayered chorus of foreign accents, its children and its trees, its striving middle-class families, its lesbian couples, its Korean grocery stores, its bearded Indian holy man in his white robes bowing to me whenever we cross paths on the street, its dwarf and cripples, its aged pensioners inching along the sidewalk, its church bells and ten thousand dogs, its underground population of solitary, homeless scavengers, pushing their shopping carts down the avenues and digging for bottles in the trash.

Paul Auster – The Brooklyn Follies

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Thoughts can be dangerous #PaulAuster

He demonstrated all the warmth and personality of an extinguished lamppost.


There comes a time in every man’s life, and I’ve had plenty of them. 90 more words

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