Random Recommendation Guest Post: A Time for Everything by Karl Ove Knausgaard

This recommendation comes from Chris Iacono. Check out his website and follow him on twitter @ciacono1973.,204,203,200_.jpgA Time for Everything (2004, 2008) by Karl Ove Knausgaard, transl. by James Anderson

There has been a lot of hype about Knausgaard and his My Struggle series lately, but A Time for Everything shows that he can tell great stories about other things besides his family (although this book does have scenes that will be familiar to My Struggle readers). The book consists of his retelling of Bible stories in order to show how the presence of angels has diminished over time. It's a dense but beautiful read; not only are his re-tellings fascinating, but the text is filled with picturesque landscapes captured with Proustian detail.

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