It is too late to shield himself. For all the success of My Struggle, Knausgaard speaks of its impact with more regret than pride.
Posts Tagged: Norway
Norwegian musician Jenny Hval talks about the process behind her latest album, Innocence is Kinky, the influence of reality TV and pornography on her work, and how Meredith Monk has inspired her singing....more
Thousands of people in Oslo, Norway are mourning the loss of the 76 victims of anti-immigration extremist, Anders Behring Breivik’s shocking attacks last week.
His plans were carefully delineated in a 1,500 page manifesto called, “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” in which he reveals his targeting of writers, journalists and literature professors....more
The death toll as of this writing is 91. According to The Guardian’s live coverage, “Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre has said some of those killed on Utøya probably died from drowning as well as from gunshot wounds.”
In a piece excoriating the Washington Post and Jennifer Rubin for their (as yet) uncorrected assumption that al Qaeda was behind the attack in Norway, The Atlantic’s James Fallows notes that per capita, Norway lost twice the number of people the US did from the September 11, 2001 attacks....more