Norwegian literary sensation Karl Ove Knausgård discusses the third book in his acclaimed My Struggle cycle, Boyhood Island, with Canadian author Sheila Heti. Siri Agrell hosts.
Sheila Heti is the author of six books, including the critically acclaimed How Should a Person Be? and the New York Times best seller Women in Clothes. She writes regularly for The London Review of Books and served as Interviews Editor at The Believer magazine for several years. She lives in Toronto.
Karl Ove Knausgård’s novel Out of the World was the first-ever debut to win the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature. He is the author of the breathtaking My Struggle cycle, which includes six novels that can be read independently or as one hugely ambitious project. Knausgård presents the third installment of the My Struggle cycle, Boyhood Island, an autobiographical story of family, memory and how we never become quite what we set out to be.