More often than not, our lives resemble the stuff of eighteenth-century novels.
I guess I wanted to leave America for awhile. It wasn't that I wanted to become an expatriate, or just never come back, I needed some breathing room. I'd already been translating French poetry, I'd been to Paris once before and liked it very much, and so I just went.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best h...- Abraham Lincoln
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
Latin America owes its being to the European, and should not deny it...but, while acceptin...- José Vasconcelos
America has mitigated poverty by massively increasing pauperism.- Adrian Wooldridge
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|Birth:||3rd February, 1947|
Auster grew up in South Orange, New Jersey and Newark and graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood. After graduating from Columbia University in 1970, he moved to Paris, France where he earned a living translating French literature. Since returning to the U.S. in 1974, he has published poems, essays, and novels of his own, as well as translations of French writers such as Stéphane Mallarmé and Joseph Joubert.
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