An Interview With Karl Ove Knausgaard

Norwegian novelist and memoirist, compared by reviewers to Proust, discusses his life and work, particularly Min Kamp — “My Struggle”, his autobiography in progress. “I wanted to see how far it was possible to take realism before it would be impossible to read. So in Min Kamp I’m doing nothing but digressions, no story lines. Language itself takes care of it. The form gives something back” (5,340 words)

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