cover image City of Glass

City of Glass

Paul Auster. Penguin Books, $15 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-14-009731-3

When a stranger calls on Daniel Quinn's phone asking to speak to Paul Auster (supposedly a detective), Quinn claims to be Auster and soon is drawn into a case involving a man who fears his father is trying to kill him. ""An impressive if not major work,'' PW concluded. (March)