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Paul Auster

Paul AusterAKA Paul Benjamin Auster

Born: 3-Feb-1947
Birthplace: Newark, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York Trilogy

Father: Samuel Auster (landlord, d. 14-Jan-1979)
Mother: Queenie Auster
Wife: Lydia Davis (novelist, dated 1966, m. 6-Oct-1974, div. 1978)
Wife: Siri Hustvedt (Norwegian poet and author, b. 1955, m. 1981)
Daughter: Sophie (with Hustvedt)
Son: Daniel

    High School: Columbia High School, New Jersey
    University: BA English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University (1969)
    University: MA Comparative Literature, Columbia University (1970)

    Prix Médicis étranger 1993 for Leviathan

    The Inner Life of Martin Frost (10-Feb-2007)
    Lulu on the Bridge (14-Aug-1998)
    Blue in the Face (15-Sep-1995)

    The Music of Chance (4-Jun-1993) · Driver

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Author of books:
City of Glass (1985, novel, "New York Trilogy")
Ghosts (1986, novel, "New York Trilogy")
The Locked Room (1986, novel, "New York Trilogy")
In the Country of Last Things (1986, novel)
Moon Palace (1989, novel)
The Music of Chance (1990, novel)
Leviathan (1992, novel)
The Red Notebook (1992, nonfiction)
Mr. Vertigo (1994, novel)
The Book of Illusions (2002, novel)
Oracle Night (Dec-2003, novel)

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