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Paul Auster


Paul Auster was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 3rd 1947. His father was a landlord, who owned buildings with his brothers in Jersey City. The family was middle-class and the parents' marriage was not a happy one. Auster grew up in the Newark suburbs of South Orange and Maplewood. He read books enthusiastically and developed an interest for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Smoke
Smoke Writer
(1995)
Blue in the Face
(1995)
Lulu on the Bridge
(1998)
Act of God
Act of God Himself
(2009)

Filmography

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 2015 It Was Mine (Short) (writer)
 2007 The Inner Life of Martin Frost (written by)
 2004 Le carnet rouge (Short) (novel)
 2004 Fluxus (Short) (original story)
 2001 The Center of the World (story)
 1998 Lulu on the Bridge (written by)
 1995 Blue in the Face (characters - uncredited) / (situations)
 1995 Smoke (written by)
 1993 The Music of Chance (novel)
  Timbuktu (novel)
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Novel: "Mr. Vertigo" See more »

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Becoming a writer is not a "career decision" like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You don't choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accept the fact that you're not fit for anything else, you have to be prepared to walk a long, hard road for the rest of your days.

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In "Moon Palace" there's a conversation about the first moon landing and if it really happened or if it was just a hoax created in a Hollywood studio. The idea of a fake moon landing is the central motif of the movie Opération lune (2002). See more »

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