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American novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriterwd:Q214642
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Columbia University
occupation: screenwriter, film director, linguist, translator, novelist, poet, essayist, writer, university teacher, author
award received: Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, Prince of Asturias Literary Prize, Prix Médicis for foreign literature, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Paul Benjamin Auster (born February 3, 1947) is an American writer and film director. His notable works include The New York Trilogy (1987), Moon Palace (1989), The Music of Chance (1990), The Book of Illusions (2002), The Brooklyn Follies (2005), Invisible (2009), Sunset Park (2010), Winter Journal (2012), and 4 3 2 1 (2017). His books have been translated into more than forty languages.
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