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  • Paul Auster’s haunting view of aging

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 28, 2012 | 12:41 pm

    Paul Auster is best known and often praised for his postmodernist novels and short stories, including “The New York Trilogy” and “Sunset Park,” but his lifetime of literary achievement actually began with a 1982 memoir, “The Invention of Solitude,” his first published...

  • Three quick comments on Paul Auster, Turkey and Israel

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 2, 2012 | 10:43 am

    1. One has to admire author Paul Auster’s courageous stand. Responding to the verbal attack by the prime minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Auster insisted that comparisons between Turkey and Israel have no validity:

    “Whatever the Prime Minister might think about the state...