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Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Daniel Handler in San Francisco
May 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
San Francisco’s City Arts & Lectures presents: Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Daniel Handler!
Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2004 and his A Time for Everything (Archipelago) was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. For My Struggle: Book One, Knausgaard received the Brage Award in 2009, the 2010 Book of the Year Prize in Morgenbladet, and the P2 Listeners’ Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the Year, Book Two was listed among the Wall Street Journal‘s 2013 Books of the Year, and in 2014, Book Three was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. My Struggle is a New York Times Best Seller and has been translated into more than fifteen languages. Knausgaard lives in Sweden with his wife and four children.
Daniel Handler is the author of The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs, and Why We Broke Up. He is a columnist for The Believer where his “What the Swedes Read,” about reading one book by each Nobel Laureate, appears in each issue. This Fall, he will host the National Book Awards in New York, and tour nationally for Lemony Snicket’s All The Wrong Questions #3: Shouldn’t You Be In School? His new novel, We Are Pirates, is coming soon.