In San Francisco tomorrow night? Join me at what looks like a great lecture!
Poet, translator, editor, author, screenwriter and director, Paul Auster is the author of sixteen novels, five screenplays and numerous other works that range from a volume of poetry to a translation of Sartre. Considered one of the most intellectual writers of our time, Auster has pursued a literary career of uncommon seriousness, abundance, and originality.Psychological depth and intertwined stories have long characterized Auster’s fiction, from The New York Trilogy to Moon Palace to Oracle Night. In his newest book, Winter Journal, Auster brings his readers an intimate memoir about the life of a writer. Auster also wrote the screenplay for Smoke and has been the recipient of many literary awards including the Prix Medicis, the Comandur d l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and The Brooklyn Book Festival Best of Brooklyn Literary Award.
Under the pen name Lemony Snicket, Daniel Handler is the author of the macabre collection of children’s novels, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Under his given name, the native San Franciscan is the author of three novels: The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, and Adverbs. His forthcoming series is due out this fall and is titled All the Wrong Questions.