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Why did Napoleon win the Battle of Austerlitz?

The Battle of Austerlitz also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors was one of the most important battles in European History. It was also Napoleon’s greatest victory. 263 more words

European History

Sebald Miscellany October 2016

On September 9 of this year, a symposium on “The Poetry of W.G. Sebald” was held at Stockholm University under the organization of Axel Englund. The participants were: 253 more words


New Revelations about Sebald's Austerlitz

There is a fascinating and revealing article on the New Yorker‘s literature-oriented blog, Page-Turner, that sheds new light on Sebald’s research for his final work of prose fiction… 107 more words

W.G. Sebald

Future Events

It seems to me then as if all the moments of our life occupy the same space, as if future events already existed and were only waiting for us to find our way to them. 20 more words


The Arthur T. Hadley Estate

Check out this unique, contemporary estate in Austerlitz, NY. It was built by architect Parker Bloser in 1988 and then purchased by Arthur T. Hadley, a journalist and author known for his military critiques, who died in 2015. 139 more words

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Christine Sneed on Rachel Cusk's OUTLINE: A master class in voice, tone, insight


By Christine Sneed

Rachel Cusk, where have you been all my life?

Admittedly, that’s a ridiculous question because she’s been on the planet a few years longer than I have and has nine or ten well-regarded books to her name, some of them winners of or finalists for prestigious prizes.  709 more words

Book Reviews

Napoleon Branding

Napoleon Bonaparte was meeting with his PR team in the Saint Helena conference room. Emma was showing him some colour swatches, and Katrina was talking about social media. 1,009 more words