Paul Auster

Paul Auster

Paul Benjamin Auster is an American author and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning in works such as 'The New York Trilogy' , 'Moon Palace' , 'The Music of Chance' , 'The Book of Illusions' , and 'The Brooklyn Follies' . His books have been translated into more than forty languages. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Paul Auster has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Interview. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 518 views per program. Most appearances with Salman Rushdie (2), Don DeLillo (2). Most common tag: Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title: Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Readings Against Torture and Arbitrary Detention

    Readings Against Torture and Arbitrary Detention

    PEN American Center’s second “State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings” event called “Readings Against Torture, Arbitrary…

  • Readings on Free Expression

    Readings on Free Expression

    PEN American Center presented a forum called “State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings” as part of their “Campaign for Core…

  • <em>I Thought My Father Was God</em>

    I Thought My Father Was God

    Mr. Auster, editor of I Thought My Father Was God, and Jacki Lyden, of National Public Radio, hosted a reading of fifteen of…

  • <em>Flophouse: Life on the Bowery</em>

    Flophouse: Life on the Bowery

    Mr. Isay talked about his book Flophouse: Life on the Bowery published by Random House. The book examines the history of…

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