New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Paul Auster

1947 - Today

Photo of Paul Auster

Icon of person Paul Auster

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 1,388,964 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Auster is the 404th most popular writer (down from 375th in 2019), the 409th most popular biography from United States (down from 344th in 2019) and the 42nd 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".

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Paul Austers by language


Among writers, Paul Auster ranks 404 out of 5,755Before him are Pietro Aretino, Sylvia Plath, Paula Hitler, Edward Said, Arion, and Lysias. After him are Propertius, Martial, Alvin Toffler, Tom Clancy, W. B. Yeats, and Sholem Aleichem.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1947, Paul Auster ranks 20Before him are Josep Borrell, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, O. J. Simpson, Michael Porter, and Takeshi Kitano. After him are Tom Clancy, Carlos Santana, Glenn Close, Iggy Pop, Salman Rushdie, and Shirin Ebadi.

Others Born in 1947

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Auster ranks 409 out of 18,182Before him are Howard Gardner (1943), J. Paul Getty (1892), Stevie Wonder (1950), Joseph Smith (1805), Paul Walker (1973), and Eminem (1972). After him are Julia Roberts (1967), William McKinley (1843), Joseph Henry (1797), Alvin Toffler (1928), Tom Clancy (1947), and Millard Fillmore (1800).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Paul Auster ranks 42Before him are James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Truman Capote (1924), Susan Sontag (1933), Henry James (1843), Dan Brown (1964), and Sylvia Plath (1932). After him are Alvin Toffler (1928), Tom Clancy (1947), Gertrude Stein (1874), Louisa May Alcott (1832), Tennessee Williams (1911), and Richard Bach (1936).