W.G. Sebold’s Austerlitz blindsided me.
I’d been looking forward to reading it for several years. I knew it dealt, somewhat, with the Holocaust, Jews, and memory. 393 more words
Picked up books last week, not needing them, but hey.
A digest of Kafka’s diaries; good stuff, great random reading.
This is a great little anecdote: 93 more words
by cheri block sabraw
W.G. Sebald’s 2001 novel Austerlitz concerns, among many things, what happens to a person when memory is suppressed. In Sebald’s novel, Jacques Austerlitz suppresses his childhood memories, the only ones he has of his mother, father, nanny, and the surroundings in his city of Prague. 256 more words