Paul Auster Books

Art and Photography

Joan Mitchell (2021)


Hardcover. No jacket as issued. Published in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Schedule: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (September 4, 2021–January 17, 2022), Baltimore Museum of Art (March 6– August 14, 2022), Fondation Louis Vuitton (October 5, 2022–February 27, 2023). Includes transcribed interviews between curator Phillip Larratt-Smith and Paul Auster, and Lynda Benglis on the subject of Joan Mitchell.
Yale University Press: New Haven, 2021.

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Mistral: The Legendary Wind of Provence


By Rachel Cobb. First edition, first printing. Flat signed by Rachel Cobb with inscribed postcard laid in. Design by Yolanda Cuomo Design. Introduction by Bill Buford. Color photos with quotes and work by Julian Barnes, Albert Camu, René Char, Nikolay Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky, Colette, Joseph Conrad, Alphonse Daudet, Joan Didion, Alexandre Dumas, Lawrence Durrell, Ford Madox Ford, André Gide, Jean Giono, W. Somerset Maugham, Frédéric Mistral, Friedrich Nietzsche, Patrick O'Brian, Marcel Pagnol, Francesco Petrarch, François Rabelais, Joseph Roth, Robert Sabatier, George Sand, Stendhal, Robert Louis Stevenson, Émile Zola. Auster contributes from Winter Journal as well as translation assistance.
Damiani: Bologna, November 20, 2018.

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Crossmappings: On Visual Culture (New Encounters: Arts, Cultures, Concepts)


First English thus, (German edition 2009), first printing. Hardback in dust jacket. Auster is referenced throughout Chapter 11: 'Gendering Curiosity, The Double Games of Siri Hustvedt, Paul Auster and Sophie Calle'.
I.B. Tauris: London, August 30, 2018.

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Painting Paintings (David Reed) 1975


First edition, first printing. Softcover with French folds. Katy Siegel and Christopher Wool, eds. Contributions from Bas Jan Ader, Martin Barré, JeanMichel Basquiat, Andrea Belag, Bill Bollinger, Chris Burden, Lucio Fontana, Ernie Gehr, Jack Goldstein, Philip Guston, Wade Guyton, Hans Hartung, Mary Heilmann, Jasper Johns, On Kawara, Barry Le Va, Brice Marden, Gordon Matta-Clark, Paul McCarthy, John McLaughlin, Malcolm Morley, Elizabeth Murray, James Nares, Bruce Nauman, Georgia O'Keefe, Steven Parrino, Joyce Pensato, Sigmar Polke, Jackson Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, Charles Ray, Dieter Roth, Robert Ryman, Richard Serra, Joel Shapiro, Paul Sharits, Steven Sloman, Josh Smith, Robert Smithson, Joan Snyder, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Jack Whitten, and Christopher Wool. Auster contributes from Moon Palace, also 'David Reed' from the 1975 exhibition at Susan Caldwell, displayed on the wall and unpublished at the time (later published in The Art of Hunger).
The Gagosian Gallery 2017. Gagosian/Rizzoli: New York, 2017.

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Giorgio Morandi: A Retrospective


By Francesco Galluzzi, Luc Tuymans, Yves Bonnefoy, and Joost Zwagerman. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. No dj as issued. By Francesco Galluzzi, Luc Tuymans, Yves Bonnefoy, and Joost Zwagerman. Maria Cristina Bandera, ed. Includes commentary by filmmakers Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Robert Aldrich and Luca Guadagnino; writers Don DeLillo and Siri Hustvedt; artists Lawrence Carroll, Tacita Dean and Luc Tuymans. Auster is quoted from Sunset Park in the 'Modern Restlessness' chapter. 240 pages.
Silvana Editoriale: Milan, 2013.

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Relire Hopper


First edition, first printing. Softcover. French language. Alain Cueff, ed. Contributors include Ann Beattie, Norman Mailer, Leonard Michaels, Walter Mosley, Grace Paley, and James Salter. Auster contributes 'J'ai créé mon néant' from Moon Palace. 189 pages.
R.M.N. (Réunion Musées Natioinaux): Paris, 2012.

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Josh Dorman: The Naming of Things – John Martin Gallery, 9 November – 1 December, 2012

First edition. White stapled wrappers. nine color reproductions. One page intro by Dorman. Short blurbs by Michael Verde, Paul Auster, Nam Le.
John Martin Gallery: London, 2012.

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Sajet Juwelen | Sajet Jewellery


By Philip Sajet. Softcover with French folds. Text in Dutch and English. Full color illustrations. Intro by Marjan Unger. Jewellery-related writing from Jonathan Swift, Edith Wharton, Guy de Maupassant, Agatha Christie, et al. Auster contributes from The Brooklyn Follies. 17.1x24cm. 96 pages.
Galerie Marzee: Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2011.

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Joan Mitchell (2010)


First edition, first printing. Debossed cloth boards issued without jacket. Designed by John Cheim. One of 1000 copies printed for the event. Includes an exhibition checklist and chronology. This is the austerely designed hardbound catalogue published in conjunction with a posthumous 2010 exhibition of twelve works executed between 1958 and 1992 by the noted second generation Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell held at Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. It includes full page reproductions of each of the paintings shown, installation images, transcribed interviews between curator Phillip Larratt-Smith and Paul Auster, and Lynda Benglis on the subject of Joan Mitchell.
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: 2010.

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Joan Miró by Jacques Dupin


First edition. Hardcover with jacket. Auster provides translation.
Ediciones Polígrafa S. A.: Barcelona, 2009.

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The Everyday (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)


Second printing. Softcover. Auster contributes 'Gotham Handbook' from Double Game.
Whitechapel Gallery and the MIT Press: Italy, 2008.

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Colour (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)


First edition, first printing. Glossy paper wrappers. 240pp. Auster contributes an excerpt from Leviathan.
The MIT Press: Italy, 2008.

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