Paul Auster


Born
in Newark, New Jersey, The United States
February 03, 1947

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Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Report from the Interior, Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature, the Prix Médicis Étranger, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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"A two-strike foul ball is an out, three balls is a walk."

The Long Island Duck...

"A two-strike foul ball is an out, three balls is a walk."

The Long Island Ducks will play a spring training game under Paul Auster's rules for baseball, as an experiment in ways to speed up the game.
http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/baseballinsider/ducks-playing-game-paul-auster-rules-blog-entry-1.2188836


L.I. Ducks are playing a game under Paul Auster rules
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“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.”
Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

“When a person is lucky enough to live inside a story, to live inside an imaginary world, the pains of this world disappear. For as long as the story goes on, reality no longer exists.”
Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

“I had jumped off the edge, and then, at the very last moment, something reached out and caught me in midair. That something is what I define as love. It is the one thing that can stop a man from falling, powerful enough to negate the laws of gravity.”
Paul Auster, Moon Palace
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