November 2010 Indie Next List
“In Auster's latest novel, the once-vibrant Miles Heller has been running from responsibility, abandoning all contact with his family for seven years. Fleeing a doomed love affair in Florida, he returns to Brooklyn. Soon, Heller finds himself avoiding the law, squatting in Sunset Park among an eclectic cast of characters, and desperately trying to repair the damage done by his estrangement and guilt.This is a dark look at how life can turn in a moment's notice and how the resulting consequences can impact the ones we love the most.”
— Kristin Bates, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI
Luminous, passionate, expansive, and an emotional tour de force, "Sunset Park" follows the hopes and fears of a cast of unforgettable characters brought together by the mysterious Miles Heller during the dark months of the 2008 economic collapse.