Yes, Karl Ove. If you’re read his autofiction, and if you’re not Norwegian, and if you’re not a member of the literary elite, you probably like him and see much of yourself in his writing. If you are Norwegian or literary, you almost assuredly hate him.
Knausgaard is unabashed in his desire to be a great writer. Not just a writer who writes great lines, but a famed novelist, revered and recognized. He is entitled to it.
Enjoy most in elementary school reading parlance, correlates directly with more books checked out and more time spent reading.
West Coast Denn is usually pretty chill, but I’m afraid I’ll step on her or trip over her. So I do what any red-blooded American does and swear at her trying to hurt her feelings…