Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle: Book Two

With the third book hitting reviewers' pages in the United Kingdom and due here in the United States in late May, I think it's safe to say that we English readers are well on our way through Karl Ove Knausgaard's deeply personal, six-volume project, My Struggle. Recently My Struggle: Book Two (Min Kamp 2, 2009; tr. from [...]

By |2014-03-19T14:22:04-04:00March 19th, 2014|Categories: Karl Ove Knausgaard|8 Comments

Karl Ove Knausgaard: “Come Together”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Karl Ove Knausgaard’s “Come Together” (tr. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) was originally published in the February 17 & 24, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Click for a larger image. Trevor [...]

By |2015-01-29T16:22:10-04:00February 10th, 2014|Categories: Karl Ove Knausgaard, New Yorker Fiction|10 Comments

Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle: Book One

Karl Ove Knausgaard had published two novels before, in a genuine attempt to exhaust everything, he embarked on an ambitious literary projects at the age of thirty-nine: a six-volume series of autobiographical novels that totals around 3600 pages. Not only that, he intentionally wrote the books quickly, in around three years, forsaking style in an effort to stay ahead [...]

By |2013-03-07T23:43:46-04:00March 8th, 2013|Categories: Karl Ove Knausgaard|16 Comments