W. G. Sebald

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What Thomas Mann was to the 1940's and Albert Camus to the 1950's probably places the German writer W. G. Sebald in relation to our new century. In this conversation, Sebald describes the source of his rare prose tone and explores the invisible presence of the concentration camps in his work.

Read an excerpt from Austerlitz.

 

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt