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Review “The Emigrants” by W.G. Sebald [Holocaust Class reading assignment]

Review Title: The different journeys of “Emigrants”

Rate: 4 stars

Read: September 2013

I read this beautiful novel as a reading assignment for an online Holocaust class I was taking through Coursera last year. 1,025 more words


Books that make you feel things

A few months ago a coworker told me about this new thing called “sensory fiction.” Three students at MIT created a “connected book and wearable” that portrays the scenery and sets the mood of a story while you are reading it, allowing you to experience the protagonist’s physiological emotions. 2,459 more words

"The Rings of Saturn" by W.G. Sebald

A chance find on the bookshelves of a holiday cottage in Staithes. Ten short chapters.
I’d heard of the author, but that only: I didn’t even know he was German. 679 more words


Sebald Miscellany August 2014

Before I go on vacation for a spell, I thought I’d toss out two Sebald tidbits just to keep everyone occupied – advance news of an important new book about Sebald and a video lecture on Sebald’s work. 889 more words

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