Who is Karl Ove Knaussgard?

The literary darling of the summer is a dark and brooding author from Norway. Karl Ove Knaussgard has written an opus about his life that readers have found excruciatingly small, but impossible to put down. The third of six volumes was just published in the US and KCRW’s Bookworm, Michael Silverblatt, recently sat down with Knaussgard to speak about “My Struggle.”