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Why this author appreciates insignificant details of life

Clip: 12/25/2017 | 6m 43s

In his new book, Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard steers clear of the introspective prose that defined his best-selling autobiography, “My Struggle.” Through letters and thoughts addresses to his unborn daughter, Knausgaard’s new essay collection “Autumn” explores the banal objects, feelings and habits that fill the day and “show the world as it is.” Knausgaard sits down with Jeffrey Brown.

Aired: 12/25/17

Rating: NR

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