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The Full Knausgaard: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 6 photo
January 8, 2019 | My Struggle with My Struggle

The Full Knausgaard: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 6

Andrew Bomback

I started reading My Struggle in the spring of 2014. I didn’t know what I was getting into, but I was excited about the prospect of being totally immersed in someone else’s world, and I was curious as

The Truth Always Wants to Be Told: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 5 photo
June 3, 2016 | My Struggle with My Struggle

The Truth Always Wants to Be Told: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 5

Andrew Bomback

After watching the TEDx Talk, I initially thought, “I wonder if everyone who watches that video will try to write a memoir.”

Oh, This Was the World: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 4 photo
August 21, 2015 | My Struggle with My Struggle

Oh, This Was the World: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 4

Andrew Bomback

Two teenagers are living in my house this summer, and neither has read The Catcher in the Rye. They’ve taken over the basement, binge-watching shows on Netflix and referring to Instagram as

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3 photo
February 13, 2015 | My Struggle with My Struggle, Nonfiction

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3

Andrew Bomback

Coincidentally, I read the third book of My Struggle in the two weeks leading up to my daughter’s third birthday. The coincidence is that my daughter was experimenting with a particularly annoying

A GHETTO-LIKE STATE OF INCOMPLETENESS: MY STRUGGLE WITH MY STRUGGLE, BOOK 3 photo
December 1, 2014 | My Struggle with My Struggle

A GHETTO-LIKE STATE OF INCOMPLETENESS: MY STRUGGLE WITH MY STRUGGLE, BOOK 3

Andrew Bomback

Against what, exactly, is Karl Ove Knausgaard struggling? 

The Ultimate “My Child” Story: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 2 photo
October 24, 2014 | My Struggle with My Struggle

The Ultimate “My Child” Story: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 2

Andrew Bomback

My daughter made pee pee in the potty, and my mother, who watches her on Wednesdays, shared a moment of pride with me before offering to do the pee pee dance, much to our collective delight. I left

A Gaze You Could Meet: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 2 photo
September 19, 2014 | My Struggle with My Struggle

A Gaze You Could Meet: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 2

Andrew Bomback

David Shields: Every artistic movement from the beginning of time is an attempt to figure out a way to smuggle more of what the artist thinks is reality into the work of art.

In the summer of

Safe Tangents: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 1 photo
August 22, 2014 | My Struggle with My Struggle

Safe Tangents: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 1

Andrew Bomback

I googled “Karl Ove Knausgaard AND Nicholson Baker” and didn’t find much. A review of My Struggle from The Monthly, an Australian magazine, compared some of Knaugaard’s reflections to “Seinfeld’s

I Write Music for Soundtracks Now: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 1 photo
August 1, 2014 | My Struggle with My Struggle

I Write Music for Soundtracks Now: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 1

Andrew Bomback

I thought about taking a picture of the book or, perhaps, a selfie of me holding the book up against my face. I’d upload this photo to facebook or twitter with a caption like, “The journey begins”

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