Paul Auster

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Paul Auster: ‘It’s distress that generates art’
The novelist on his latest work, an 800-page tribute to the American author Stephen Crane, and why the greatest writers are monomaniacs

Alex Preston

02, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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New Movement Collective review – eerie journeys into Auster and Homer
There are striking moments in the films of this dance group’s performances, inspired by New York Trilogy and The Odyssey

Lyndsey Winship

13, Apr, 2020 @5:45 PM

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The Guardian view on lengthening books: read them and weep | Editorial
Editorial: The judges of the Man Booker prize have complained that some entries needed editing. As titles grow longer, the patience of readers can shorten

Editorial

21, Sep, 2018 @4:31 PM

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Liu Xia: Paul Auster and JM Coetzee lead renewed calls for Chinese poet's release
Liu, who has never been charged with a crime, has been under house arrest in China since her late husband Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel peace prize in 2010

Alison Flood

16, May, 2018 @1:09 PM

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Top 10 experimental thrillers
In these risk-taking novels, by writers from Paul Auster to William Burroughs, watching the formal adventures can be as thrilling as the detective work

Tony White

27, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Man Booker prize 2017: Ali Smith leads sales, George Saunders ahead at bookies
On the eve of the UK’s leading fiction award, Autumn dominates sales of the shortlisted novels, but Lincoln in the Bardo is tipped to take the final prize

Alison Flood

16, Oct, 2017 @12:31 PM

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Man Booker prize 2017: from Abraham Lincoln to Brexit Britain
The ‘transcultural’ shortlist offers riches galore by first timers and old masters

Robert McCrum

15, Oct, 2017 @8:15 AM

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Surprised by the Booker shortlist? Don't judge the books, study the judges
As a former judge, I sometimes joke that the only year I correctly picked the Man Booker winner was when I was on the panel – it’s too unpredictable

Stuart Kelly

14, Sep, 2017 @2:32 PM

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George Saunders and Mohsin Hamid lead a daring Man Booker shortlist
A spirit of experiment resounds through the chosen novels from writers including Paul Auster and Ali Smith

Alex Clark

13, Sep, 2017 @9:55 AM

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Man Booker prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction
Twenty years after her first novel took the same award, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness leads a field of 13, ranging from established stars to newcomers

Alison Flood

26, Jul, 2017 @11:01 PM

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The Man Booker prize 2017 longlist: who should be on it?
This year’s ‘Booker dozen’ is released on Thursday. Who will make the cut is hard to guess, but there are plenty of strong candidates

Justine Jordan

26, Jul, 2017 @5:30 AM

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Top 10 modern epistolary novels
They might sound antiquated, but the unreliable narration of these stories – by authors from Paul Auster to Alice Walker – show a genre in rude health

Jenn Ashworth and Richard V Hirst

14, Jun, 2017 @9:43 AM

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