Fact and fiction are discrete things, not parts of a continuum.
There is an embarrassment of riches when it comes to whatever ‘nature writing’ is supposed to be these days. It might not all be to my personal taste, but such diversity has to be a good thing.
Essays on five writers and a painter who influenced Sebald’s work.
The Pros and Cons of tying the knot · prehistoric invention · Ernest Shackleton · W.G. Sebald · swallows · comma splices · Amy Liptrot · Kapka Kassabova
W.G. Sebald · Jan Morris · Jonathan Meades · prehistoric megafauna · Rebecca Solnit · complex numbers · Vikings! · Richard Mabey · Jeff Young · Horatio Clare · chess · Charles Darwin (obviously)
In search of W.G. Sebald.
In memory of W.G. Sebald.
A conversation with a friend about the books that have brought us comfort over the years.
The writer and his work.
A haunting novel. File under Sebaldian.
Three long-form poems, best read as prose.
An unclassifiable masterpiece.