Paul Auster: The Meanness of New York

December 16, 2014 4:08 PM

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The iconic New York novelist, Paul Auster, comments on the much debated Eric Garner case, and why he doesn't want to give his usual pep talk about his beloved New York.

"The meanness of New York has come out again", Auster states, referring to the tragic death of Eric Garner, who died on July 17, 2014 after being choked to death by a policeman in Staten Island, New York. Since then, protests and national discussions have broken out when the grand jury didn't come f...

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