Monthly archives: September, 2017

“Autumn”, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s new essays

Autumn. By Karl Ove Knausgaard. Translated by Ingvild Burkey. Penguin Press; 224 pages; $27. Harvill Secker; £16.99. FOR all his rapturous passages of ecstasy and agony, Karl Ove Knausgaard can also make you laugh. In “Autumn”, the first in a “Seasons Quartet” of journal-essays addressed to an unborn daughter, he visits a German editor who …