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26.8.12

Paul Auster on Winter Journal

An 18-minute interview with NPR's Terry Gross
Paul Auster
Paul Auster discusses his recent memoir, Winter Journal with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air: 'Auster says he first approached the book as a "history" of his body — and it shows. Winter Journal contains a sensory catalog — including sexual feelings, a bursting bladder and scars — of some of the abuses and pleasures his body has been through. Auster traces his first awareness of his body's quirks to age 4, when he was mistakenly diagnosed with celiac disease. As a result, he had to live solely on bananas for two years.' [Read More]

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