American novelist Paul Auster dies at 77

(New York) Paul Auster, prolific American author of novels, poems and films propelled onto the international literary scene by his “New York Trilogy”, died of complications from lung cancer at the age of 77, announced on New York Times Tuesday.

Paul Auster died at his home in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States, said the daily, citing a friend of the novelist, Jacki Lyden.

More details to come.

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