Collected Prose

Collected Prose

Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces and Collaborations With Artists

Book - 2005 | 1st Picador ed
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An essential collection from one of the finest thinkers and stylists in contemporary letters. The celebrated author of "The New York Trilogy, "The Book of Illusions, and "Oracle Night presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, as well as occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers, including "The Invention of Solitude his "breathtaking memoir." ("Financial Times Magazine London) Ranging in subject from Sir Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Nathaniel Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter, the World Trade Center catastrophe to his beloved New York City itself, "Collected Prose records the passions and insights of a writer who "will be remembered as one of the great writers of our time" ("San Francisco Chronicle).
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2005
Edition: 1st Picador ed
ISBN: 031242468X
Branch Call Number: 818.5409 AUS
Characteristics: [10], 512 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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