Readers Review: "Out Stealing Horses" by Per Petterson

Undredal, Norway - Flickr user Mel Toledo

Undredal, Norway

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Readers Review: "Out Stealing Horses" by Per Petterson

Diane invites listeners to join the discussion of a Norwegian novel that has been lauded for its universal relevance. It is the story of a man who has settled into a rustic cabin to live the rest of his life with quiet deliberation. A...

Diane invites listeners to join the discussion of a Norwegian novel that has been lauded for its universal relevance. It is the story of a man who has settled into a rustic cabin to live the rest of his life with quiet deliberation. A meeting with his only neighbor, however, forces him to reflect on a fateful childhood summer.

Guests

Jeffry Frank

author of four novels and co-author of a translation of “The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen” from Danish to English. previously a senior editor at The New Yorker and deputy editor of the Outlook section at the Washington Post.

Deirdre Donahue

Book Critic for "USA Today"

Erik Hoftun

chairman of a Norwegian video game company.

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