The home of Mozart and Strauss, Mendel and Freud, the central European nation was once the seat of a major empire, a history that remains alive in Vienna's palaces and museums. The mostly mountainous nation boasts some of the world's most sought-after ski slopes, such as in Innsbruck. The country is among the world's most popular tourist destinations.
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One of the oddest writers around in fiction today has finally been translated into English. And he doesn’t believe in inspiration — only “obsessions.”
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