Paul Auster Books

Anthologies, Editing, Forewords

Dossier Wolfson ou L’affaire du Schizo et les langues


Small softcover with French folds. French language. Essays on Louis Wolfson's Schizo et les langues. Contributors include Thomas Simonnet, J.B. Pontalis, J.M.G. le Clézio, Piera Aulangnier, Max Dorra, Michel Foucault, Pierre Alferi, and François Cusset. Auster contributes 'New York Babel' (translated by Christine Le Bœf). 190 pages.
Éditions Gallimard: Paris, April 2, 2009.

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Burn This Book: Notes on Literature and Engagement


First American hardcover edition, first printing. Edited by Toni Morrison. Work from Morrison, John Updike, David Grossman, Francine Prose, Pico Iyer, Russell Banks, Orhan Pamuk, Salman Rushdie, Ed Park, and Nadine Gordimer. Auster contributes 'Talking to Strangers’.
Harper: New York, 2009.

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Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture


Glossy pictorial wrappers in orange and blue. From the Modern & Contemporary Poetics series. Stephen Paul Miller & Daniel Morris, eds. Contributors include Merle L. Bachman, Charles Bernstein, Charlie Bertsch, Maria Damon, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Amy Feinstein, Thomas Fink, Norman Finkelstein, Norman Fischer, Benjamin Friedlander, Michael Heller, Kathryn Hellerstein, Bob Holman, Adeena Karasick, Hank Lazer, Stephen Paul Miller, Daniel Morris, Ranen Omer-Sherman, Alicia Ostriker, Bob Perelman, Marjorie Perloff, Jerome Rothenberg, Meg Schoerke, Joshua Schuster, and Eric Murphy Selinger. Auster contributes the poem 'White'. 472 pages.
University of Alabama Press: Tuscaloosa, November 15, 2009.

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Voice Over (French Voices)


By Céline Curiol. Translation from Sam Richard. First American (English) edition, first printing. Auster provides the foreword.
Seven Stories Press: New York, 2008.

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Off the Page: Writers Talk About Beginnings, Endings, and Everything In Between


First edition, first printing. Softcover. Auster contributes to the conversation throughout.
W.W. Norton: New York, 2008.

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Beckett Remembering | Remembering Beckett


Hardback with jacket. James and Elizabeth Knowlson, eds. Auster contributes a remembrance in the Beckett in the USA section. 313 pages.
Bloomsbury: London, 2006.

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The Grove Centenary Editions of Samuel Beckett Boxed Set


Stated first Grove Press edition, first printing. Hardcovers (no jacket as issued) housed in a light blue slipcase. Octavo. Four volumes: Novels I; Novels II; The Dramatic Works; and Poems, Short Fiction, and Criticism. Black cloth, silver lettering. Designed by Laura Lingren. Edited by Auster, from his Series Notes.
Grove Press: New York, 2006.

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The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers


First edition, first printing. Pictorial wrappers with French folds. Signed by 11 contributors: Vendela Vida (ed.) on title page (Vendela Vida January 23, 2007), Jonathan Lethem, Paul Auster, John Banville, Dave Eggers, Francisco Goldman, Nell Freudenberger, Cornelia Nixon, Marilynne Robinson, George Saunders (with sketch) and Tobias Wolff. Auster and Lethem are in conversation.
The Believer: San Francisco, Sep 30, 2005.

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Running Through the Fire: How I Survived the Holocaust


By Zosia Goldberg. Softcover. Auster contributes the introduction.
Mercury House: San Francisco, 2004.

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The Future Dictionary of America


First edition hardback complete with CD. Signed on the title page by Andrew Sean Greer, Michael Chabon, Jeffrey Eugenides, Colson Whitehead, Gary Shteyngart, Paul Auster, Michael Cunningham, David Bezmozgis, Jonathan Franzen, Marilynne Robinson, Jonathan Safran Foer, Robert Olen Butler, George Saunders, Elizabeth Strout, Marlon James, and editor Nicole Krauss.
McSweeney's Books: San Francisco, 2004.

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As Smart as We Are


First edition, first printing. Hardback with lyrics, 32p. An album on CD curated by Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp of One Ring Zero featuring lyrics by Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster, Dave Eggers, Neil Gaiman, Rick Moody, Myla Goldberg, Denis Johnson, A. M. Homes, Jonathan Lethem, and Amy Fusselman, among others.
Soft Skull Press: April 30, 2004.

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Hawthorne Revisited: Honoring the Bicentennial of the Author’s Birth


First edition, first printing. Hardcover with jacket. David Scribner and Gordon Hyatt, eds. This illustrated volume features original cut-paper illustrations by Pamela Dalton as well as historic prints, engravings and photographs. Collection of new essays by Louis Auchincloss, Laura L. Butters, M. Gerard Fromm, Wendell Garrett, Carol Gilligan, Michael T. Gilmore, Elizabeth Hardwick, Harrison Hayford, Neil Hickey, Alexandria Mason, Hershel Parker, Peggy Strong, Tom Wicker and Brenda Wineapple. Auster contributes 'Hawthorne at Home'. 175 pp.
Lenox Library: Lenox, Massachusetts, 2004.

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