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Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgård: Literature Should be Ruthless

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.04.2016 | Books
Louisiana Channel

Karl Ove Knausgård has enchanted the literary world with 'My Struggle', a novel of more than 3000 pages about his own life. Watch the star author dis...

Dramatic Novel Scenes Built Entirely Out Of Legos, Because Why Not?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts

If there is evidence that we live in a world that is actually a parody of another, realer world, it is Karl Ove Knausgaard. Here he is, looking contem...

Knausgaard on Houellebecq

Francis Levy | Posted 11.10.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

What a brilliant idea to assign a writer whose name is even more unpronounceable that the writer he is reviewing? What an equally brilliant idea to as...

Is Michel Houellebecq The French Jonathan Franzen?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts

I have a small confession to make: I have never read the books of Karl Ove Knausgaard. I’d be embarrassed to admit this, save that Knausgaard makes...

Aspiring Memoirist Shares Five Top Challenges

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 08.25.2016 | Books
Angela Bonavoglia

A memoir is part of a life, not a whole life. But what if you're halfway there when you realize you're looking at the wrong part? What if the 70s were not your best decade? What then?

The Zeitgeist

Francis Levy | Posted 05.14.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

The Zeitgeist is like a person who walks into a room and feels totally at home. "Zeit" in German is time and "Geist" is spirit. So the words literally means "spirit of the time."

Bob Dylan as America: Knausgaard in Duluth

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

The music of America is alive and well, on stage in the hands of the master of the selfless self, the king of the not-one's-one. I'd like to invite Knausgaard to the show, the next time he's here for a visit.

Knausgaard or Kierkegaard?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

Knausgaard's world, as replete as it is with poetry, is lacking in reason and enlightenment. It's as explosive and unpredictable as the adolescent lust he so vividly describes.

'My Struggle' in Reading Karl Ove Knausgaard in The New York Times Magazine

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Peter Mandel

Now, I know I'm risking mailbags of angry letters from his millions of fans, but one of the fascinating things about Knausgaard is that he has nothing to say. Nothing interesting, that is.

Movie Review: The Brilliance of Mr. Turner

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Friday morning, on an M7 bus heading for the New York Film Festival critics' screening of Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, I was sitting quite contentedly, reading the latest international literary sensation, Karl Ove Knausgaard's autobiographical novel My Struggle Book 1.

Xiu Xiu at Rock and Roll Hotel: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 2, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.02.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 1.) Xiu Xiu At Rock and Roll Hotel Jamie Stewart's band has been making noise/pop/something almost mainstream acc...