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Austerlitz (Modern Library Paperbacks) (Paperback)

by Winfried Georg Sebald

Good Luck, Memory 13

How much of what we read do we actually retain? Should we care? The accidental "hap" of memory and that cherished literary principle: "remember the poop joke."

The Millions Top Ten: April 2010 3

Franzen stays on top. Sebald to the Hall of Fame. Tolstoy debuts.

The Millions Top Ten: March 2010 2

David Mitchell graduates to the Hall of Fame, Michael Lewis debuts, and we have a new number one.

The Millions Top Ten: February 2010 0

Cloud Atlas keeps the top spot. Reality Hunger debuts.

The Millions Top Ten: January 2010 1

Cloud Atlas keeps the top spot. Stoner and Wolf Hall debut.

The Millions Top Ten: December 2009 2

Four books debut on the list: Powell, McCann, Pevear and Volokhonsky, and Bouillier. David Mitchell vaults into the top spot.

The Millions Top Ten: November 2009 1

Dave Eggers opens and closes the list. Franzen debuts. And Atwood returns.

The Millions Top Ten: October 2009 0

Eggers, BolaƱo, and a mix of old and new.

Best of the Millennium, Pros Versus Readers 84

Our distinguished panel selected 20 incredible books as their Best of the Millennium (So Far). What were our readers' favorites from the decade now coming to a close?

#7: Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald 3

In its layered explorations of the limitations and possibilities of the narrative I and the narrative eye, Austerlitz changed how I read and how I think.

More on the Best Current Writer Question 0