An evening with PAUL AUSTER

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 7:00pm
Alexander G. Hill Ballroom
Kagin Commons at Macalester College
21 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul, MN
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Rain Taxi is pleased to welcome back to our event series acclaimed writer Paul Auster on the occasion of the release of 4321, possibly his most amazing novel yet—a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself. Auster will both read from this work and participate in an onstage discussion about it with Rain Taxi editor Eric Lorberer.

“Auster has been turning readers’ heads for three decades, bending the conventions of storytelling. . . . He now presents his most capacious, demanding, eventful, suspenseful, erotic, structurally audacious, funny, and soulful novel to date . . . [a] ravishing opus.”
Booklist (starred review)

This event requires a ticket to attend. Advance tickets purchases are now closed. Tickets will be available at the door—please join us!

Copies of 4321 and other books by Paul Auster will also be available for purchase at the event, which includes a book signing. We hope to see you there!

If you are an individual with disabilities, please let us know if you require any special accommodations to enjoy this event — write us at info [at] raintaxi [dot] com.


"A genuine American original." —The Boston Globe

"An enormous talent for creating worlds . . . both fantastic and believable." —San Francisco Chronicle

"A literary original who is perfecting a hybrid genre of his own."
The Wall Street Journal

"Contemporary American writing at its best."
The New York Times Book Review


Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, the Prix Médicis étranger, an Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


little-anthology-high-res-scanA Little Anthology of Surrealist Poems
translated by Paul Auster

Originally published in 1972, this out-of-print gem is highly sought after by collectors. For this revised edition, Paul Auster has made some changes and added a preface. Featuring work by Artuad, Char, Breton, Éluard, Péret, Aragon, Soupault, Desnos, and Arp. Only $10! CLICK HERE to purchase.