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Paul Auster

Paul Auster is the author of numerous novels, screenplays, and works of nonfiction, as well as a poet, translator, and film director. His many critically acclaimed novels include The Book of Illusions, Timbuktu, Oracle Night, Leviathan, The Music of Chance, and City of Glass. Auster's ability to blur the line between fantasy and reality has resulted in unique stories that never operate solely as good yarns. His fondness for allegory has earned him much praise. He lives in Brooklyn, New York,...See more

Personality Profile For Paul Auster

Paul Auster

The following is a personality profile of Paul Auster based on his work.

Paul Auster is a bit compulsive and sentimental.

He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Paul Auster is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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