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Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College. His books include Low Life, Evidence, and The Factory of Facts.
Auster just seems to try too hard here.
This is the first Paul Auster book I have read and if his other books are anything like this one I am excited about what I'm in store for.
Auster achieves the feat of simultaneously having the characters understand themselves at the same time that the reader does.
The three novellas are loosely interconnected by theme, but mostly by the obsessive natures of the protagonists. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Victor DiGenti
Paul Auster is this (Brooklyn) borough’s poster-boy for story-telling – but I don’t get it.
THE NEW YORK TRILOGY is the work that first put him on the literary map. Read more
Even though it is weird, Auster some how sucks you in! I had to keep reading to the end. Don't give up.Published 2 months ago by Pam McCombs
Great book, wonderful writer…I would recommend to anyone who loves fine books. I have read this book over and over, and love it every time I read itPublished 4 months ago by Barbara Neubauer
An unusual style. Well written but if you're looking for completely satisfying stories tied up in a neat bow at the end, you'll need to look elsewhere.Published 4 months ago by Joseph Graham
if you don't like it, i'll buy it back from you, guaranteed. but i know you won't give it up. it's that good.Published 6 months ago by Michael H. Sangree
Not my favorite of his work but as usual compelling enough to keep you reading through the night. You don't have to be a New Yorker to enjoy this trilogy.Published 6 months ago by Channah
This was my first encounter with this author. He bores me to death. You might love him. I couldn't get past the first two parts of the trilogy. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jorge G. Hugony