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Maciek (pan_maciej) | 7 comments I first read his The New York Trilogy and discovered that I enjoy his work. I've read most of his fiction - the titles I could get my hands on - and am making my way towards reading his whole body of work.


Squeeze Play (1982) (Written under pseudonym Paul Benjamin)
The New York Trilogy (1987)
- City of Glass (1985)
- Ghosts (1986)
- The Locked Room (1986)
In the Country of Last Things (1987)
Moon Palace (1989)
The Music of Chance (1990)
Auggie Wren's Christmas Story (1990)
Leviathan (1992)
Mr. Vertigo (1994)
Timbuktu (1999)
The Book of Illusions (2002)
Oracle Night (2003)
The Brooklyn Follies (2005)
Travels in the Scriptorium (2006)
Man in the Dark (2008)
Invisible (2009)
Sunset Park (2010)


Disappearances: Selected Poems (1988)
Ground Work: Selected Poems and Essays 1970-1979 (1991)
Collected Poems (2007)


The Music of Chance (film) (1993)
Smoke (1995)
Blue in the Face (1995)
Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

Essays, memoirs, and autobiographies

The Invention of Solitude (1982)
The Art of Hunger (1992)
The Red Notebook (1995) (The Red Notebook was originally printed in Granta (44)). (1993).
Hand to Mouth (1997)
Collected Prose (contains The Invention of Solitude, The Art of Hunger, The Red Notebook, and Hand to Mouth as well as various other previously uncollected pieces) (first edition, 2005; expanded second edition, 2010)
Winter Journal (2012)
Here and Now: Letters, 2008-2011 (2013) A forthcoming collection of letters exchanged with J. M. Coetzee.

Edited collections

The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry (1982)
True Tales of American Life (First published under the title I Thought My Father Was God, and Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project) (2001)

"The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre du Bouchet" (1976)
Life/Situations, by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1977 (in collaboration with Lydia Davis)
A Tomb for Anatole, by Stéphane Mallarmé (1983)
Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians (1998) (translation of Pierre Clastres' ethnography Chronique des indiens Guayaki)
The Notebooks of Joseph Joubert (2005)
Vicious Circles: Two fictions & "After the Fact", by Maurice Blanchot, 1999


The Story of My Typewriter with paintings by Sam Messer (2002)
"The Accidental Rebel" (Wed. April 23 article in New York Times)

message 2: by Aloha (new)

Aloha | 148 comments Very nice! I will have to read his work. You've been trying to get me to read them.

message 3: by Maciek (new)

Maciek (pan_maciej) | 7 comments I think you'd enjoy his work. He's very prolific but I took a liking to his books and plan to read them all.

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