Paul Auster

1947 - Today

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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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Auster has received more than 1,178,529 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Paul Auster is the 375th most popular writer (up from 399th in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from United States (down from 342nd in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Writer.

Paul Auster is an American author, best known for his novels "The New York Trilogy" and "In the Country of Last Things".

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Among writers, Paul Auster ranks 375 out of 5,794Before him are Heinrich Mann, Joseph Roth, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Jorge Amado, and Auguste Escoffier. After him are Richard Bach, Hector Malot, Jami, Henning Mankell, Beatrix Potter, and Patrick Modiano.

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Among people born in 1947, Paul Auster ranks 14Before him are Brian May, Brian Johnson, Dilma Rousseff, James Hunt, O. J. Simpson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. After him are Carlos Santana, Florentino Pérez, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Iggy Pop, Tom Clancy, and Robert Kiyosaki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Auster ranks 344 out of 15,968Before him are Stevie Wonder (1950), Andrew Johnson (1808), David Carradine (1936), James A. Garfield (1831), Jerry Lewis (1926), and Kurt Cobain (1967). After him are Angelina Jolie (1975), Richard Bach (1936), Charlie Parker (1920), Mary Cassatt (1844), Sarah Vaughan (1924), and Rachel Carson (1907).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Paul Auster ranks 37Before him are Margaret Mitchell (1900), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Raymond Chandler (1888), Napoleon Hill (1883), Henry James (1843), and Dan Brown (1964). After him are Richard Bach (1936), Philip Roth (1933), Alvin Toffler (1928), Gertrude Stein (1874), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), and Thomas Wolfe (1900).