How to be a good father? From children's birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, to humiliating antenatal music classes, this account of family life presents the trials of parenthood.
How to be a good father? Children?s birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, humiliating antenatal music classes- the trials of parenthood are all found in Knausgaard?s compelling and honest account of family life. Contrasting moments of enormous love and tenderness towards his children with the boring struggles of domesticity, this is one father?s personal experience, and somehow, every father?s too.Selected from the book A Man in Love by Karl Ove KnausgaardVINTAGE MINIS- GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.A series of short books by the world?s greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series-Desire by Haruki MurakamiBabies by Anne EnrightEating by Nigella LawsonLanguage by Xiaolu Guo
Karl Ove Knausgaard?s first novel, Out of the World, was the first ever debut novel to win the Norwegian Critics Prize and his second, A Time for Everything, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, was awarded the prestigious Brage Prize. The My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece all over the world.
"A stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape" Independent "Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world's most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human... They look good and read well. That's win/win in our book." Stylist
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