The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster

The Invention of Solitude is Paul Auster's first memoir, published in the year 1982. The book is divided into two separate parts, Portrait of an Invisible Man, which concerns the sudden death of Auster's father, and The Book of Memory, in which Auster delivers his personal opinions concerning subjects such as coincidence, fate, and solitude, subjects that have become trademarks of Auster's works.

The 283rd greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 81st on The 100 Best Books of World Literature (

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