Sven Birkerts

Sven Birkerts is the author of either books, including The Art of Time in Memoir, Reading Life, Readings, and The Gutenberg Elegies. He has taught at Harvard University, currently directs the Bennington Writing Seminars, and is the editor of AGNI. He lives in Massachusetts.

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Sven Birkerts’ book-length critique of Speak, Memory is a meditation on the nature of time, the past, language, literature, and the self.

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“And while the idea of a life consisting of essays might intrigue, The Other Walk does not.”