Four roads diverge in a wood

Auster has written 17 novels, as well as books of poetry and nonfiction

CERTAIN BOOKS LEAVE READERS FEELING THEY KNOW EVERY MINUTE detail of a character’s inner life, as if they were lifelong companions and daily confidants. Paul Auster’s massive new novel, 4 3

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