Quotes by W. G. Sebald

About W. G. Sebald:

Winfried Georg Sebald was a German writer and academic. At the time of his death at the age of 57, he was being cited by many literary critics as one of the greatest living authors[citation needed] and had been tipped as a possible future winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature[citation needed]. In a 2007 interview, Horace Engdahl, former secretary of the Swedish Academy, mentioned Sebald, Ryszard Kapu?ci?ski and Jacques Derrida as three recently deceased writers who would have been worthy laureates.

Author Bio

  • NameW. G. Sebald
  • DescriptionGerman writer and academic
  • AliasesW.G. Sebald
  • BornMay 18, 1944
  • DiedDecember 14, 2001
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionWriter; Poet