The Rings of Saturn was near publication and they needed to know which categories to assign it, Sebald said yes to every one: fiction, non-fiction, travel, history, philosophy, the works. "Well, not Holocaust Studies," the publisher demurs.
Film Forum. During the one-week run, on Wednesday, May 9, the 8:20pm screening will be introduced by Rick Moody, author and friend of Sebald; and on Friday, May 11, the 8:20pm screening will be introduced Lynne Sharon Schwartz, editor of The Emergence of Memory: Conversations With W.G. Sebald. Further playdates around the country (not many of them yet, but perhaps these will increase once the movie opens in NYC) can be found by clicking here.