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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





Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo.
Shovel them under and let me work—
I am the grass; I cover all. 46 more words


Extinction by Thomas Bernhard - a quick review

Yesterday I finished reading Extinction by Thomas Bernhard. The novel took about two weeks for me to read and during that time I have taken the train to Armadale, walked about 100km on the Bibbulmun track and traveled around north east Bali. 1,661 more words

James Quinton