Paul Auster (New Jersey, 1947) is one of the most important American writers of his generation. After studying at Columbia University, he lived for three years in France where he worked as a translator and "black" literary. Since 1947 he resides in New York.
He is the author of several volumes of poetry and novels "City of Glass", "Ghosts", "The Locked Room," "The Music of Chance" and "Leviathan" among others, plus the scripts for the films "Smoke "and" Blue in the face "and two volumes of autobiographical prose," the invention of solitude "and" red notebook ". Paul Auster won the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature 2006.