4 November 2014

VIDEO: Karl Ove Knausgaard talks with Andrew O'Hagan

Posted by the Bookshop

It's an ethical question: do you own your life-story? Does a human being own their narrative? Or is it free game?

Karl Ove Knausgaard was joined by Andrew O'Hagan at Saint George's Church, Bloomsbury, on 5 September for a discussion of writing and the boundaries of autobiography. Their thoughtful, meditative conversation touched on privacy, ambition and the virtues of boredom: you can watch it in its entirety below.

Video by Verdigris TV, camerawork by Borja Mucientes.