Paul Auster: 'Auggie Wren's Christmas' Author Paul Auster reads "Auggie Wren's Christmas Story." The short story has no Santa Claus, no Christmas tree, and no brightly wrapped packages. And yet there's plenty of giving.
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Paul Auster: 'Auggie Wren's Christmas'

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Paul Auster: 'Auggie Wren's Christmas'

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Paul Auster's Auggie Wren's Christmas Story was first published on Christmas Day 1990 in The New York Times Faber & Faber hide caption

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Author Paul Auster reads "Auggie Wren's Christmas Story." The short story has no Santa Claus, no Christmas tree, and no brightly wrapped packages. And yet there's plenty of giving.

The tale about a writer's holiday assignment for The New York Times was initially published in the paper on Christmas Day, 1990.

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