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The Best Paul Auster Books 

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Updated May 16, 2019 587 votes 212 voters 7.8k views 18 items

List Rules Vote for the Paul Auster novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Paul Auster books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Paul Auster is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Auster often blends absurdism with his crime fiction. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Paul Auster who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list ranges from The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions and more. What are Paul Auster's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The New York Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Moon Palace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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The Book of Illusions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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The Music of Chance is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Oracle Night is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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The Brooklyn Follies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Invisible is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Mr. Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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In the Country of Last T... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Sunset Park is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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4321 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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The Invention of Solitud... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Man in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Timbuktu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Winter Journal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Travels in the Scriptori... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books
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Smoke & Blue in the ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paul Auster Books