By Paul Auster
A vital assortment from one of many best thinkers and stylists in modern letters.
The celebrated writer of The ny Trilogy, The ebook of Illusions, and Oracle Night offers the following a hugely own choice of essays, prefaces, real tales, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, in addition to occasional items written for magazines and newspapers, together with The Invention of Solitude his "breathtaking memoir." (Financial instances journal London)
Ranging in topic from Sir Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Nathaniel Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's personal typewriter, the realm exchange middle disaster to his loved manhattan urban itself, Collected Prose documents the passions and insights of a author who "will be remembered as one of many nice writers of our time" (San Francisco Chronicle).