Cherise Wolas contributes reviews, discussions and essays about the books on her shelf, the view from her window, and the mood of the day. Cherise is a writer, editor, lawyer, and film producer whose movies include the SXSW Audience Award winner for Darkon. She holds a BFA in film from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Karl Ove Knausgaard
Memoirs are no longer rare revelations—not in this age of perpetual updates where we Facebook our mundane thoughts, Instagram our food and boring body parts, push virtual pins on Pinterest into everything we want that everyone else wants; and not in this age of our gluttony for scandalous information about celebrities we adore and abhor, turned, by us, into ridiculous mythic beings. In a transparent world where little seems transgressive anymore, it is a shock to read the life story of Karl Ove Knausgaard, the Norwegian writer who has written about his life in six books titled My Struggle. MORE...
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