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A life in books: Paul Auster in conversation with I.B. Siegumfeldt

Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

"Paul Auster's A Life in Words--a wide-ranging dialogue between Auster and the Danish professor I.B. Siegumfeldt--is a remarkably candid and often surprising celebration of one writer's art, craft, and life. It includes many revelations that have never been shared before, such as that he doesn't consider himself a postmodernist even though he is frequently labeled as one. This is a book that's full of surprises, composed of spoken words that sometimes jump off the page like good drama. The conversations between Auster and Siegumfeldt went on for three years, starting in 2011, and continuing after there was a complete draft in revisions and further conversations that went on until now. All twenty-one of Auster's narrative works are covered as well as all the themes and obsessions that drive the work, and the man"
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSeven Stories Press
Number of pages287
ISBN (print)9781609807108
ISBN (electronic)9781609807115
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2017

Bibliographical note

Udgives først sommer 2017

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