More Than Well-Read: Bibliostyle

Books lying about the floor, piled up on the table, stacked on shelves that reach to the ceiling. In between, coffee cups full of cigarette butts. One look at the personal library of bestselling Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård reveals that this is a place of work. But it also reflects the author’s obsession with ­getting to the bottom of every little detail. For her book Bibliostyle, Nina Freudenberger visited writers, booksellers, collectors and artists and had a look around rooms in which books play the leading role. Exciting, always surprising and on the »World Book Day« a more than fitting read.

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