Carole Angier on writing the first biography of W.G. Sebald
In conversation with Alice Kent

W.G. Sebald wrote books including The Emigrants, Austerlitz and The Rings of Saturn, and mixed fiction, history, autobiography and photography . Carole Angier has now published the first biography of Sebald, Speak, Silence: In Search of W.G. Sebald, and is on the podcast today talking to Alice Kent. They go into fine detail about Carole’s research, her methods for structuring a biography and the on-going ethical debates around writing about someone’s life.

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