Jon Fosse’s The Other Name: Septology I–II

Book review LEIF LARSON Brooklyn, N.Y. On the morning of March 10, I took a taxi to work. It was the start of a new, quasi-luxurious routine put in place by my workplace to better protect employees from the novel coronavirus. I entered the cab with a copy of Norwegian writer Jon Fosse’s newest novel, The Other Name: Septology I-II, buckled my seatbelt, opened the book, and became distracted by the car radio reporting coverage of the virus, so I put the book down, and looked out the window at the Manhattan skyline along the waterfront, and I thought that now just wasn’t the time to read. So I waited two weeks until I was at home, like so many others, ambulating around closed doors att
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