The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives.  W.G. Sebald

Sebald German novelist and poet -- The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives.

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Le Promeneur Solitaire: W. G. Sebald on Robert Walser

Le Promeneur Solitaire: W. Sebald on Robert Walser

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of one of contemporary literature’s most transformative figures. On December 14, 2001, the German writer W. G. Sebald suffered a heart attack while driving and was killed instantly in a head-on collision with a truck. He was fifty-seven years old, having lived and worked as a university lecturer in England since his mid-twenties, and had only in the previous five years come to be widely recognized for his extraordinary contribution to world ...

Why You Should Read W. G. Sebald

Literary masterpiece

“Summer Reads Giveaway” suggestion from Paul Grant. The Rings of Saturn by W.

W.G. Sebald on film: Many steps to take | The Economist

Many steps to take

Patience (Grant Gee) and The Rings of Saturn (W.

Why You Should Read W. G. Sebald - The New Yorker

Why You Should Read W. G. Sebald

When Kristin Francis, a consultant living in Jersey City, visits Europe, she comes home with bottles of foreign sunscreen. Francis considers sunscreen from Europe the perfect souvenir, seeing as.

Why You Should Read W. G. Sebald

Why You Should Read W. G. Sebald

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