Studio 360: Karl Ove Knausgård and the musical activism of Ani DiFranco and Pete Seeger

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May 2, 201953m
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Studio 360: Karl Ove Knausgård and the musical activism of Ani DiFranco and Pete Seeger
May 2 '1953m
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Kurt Andersen talks with novelist Karl Ove Knausgård about his nonfiction book about Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. Ani DiFranco’s new memoir chronicles the ups and downs of being a feminist folk hero. Pete Seeger would have been 100 this week, and Kurt revisits a lovely afternoon he spent with the singer in the home he built himself along the river. And a site-specific art project, “Romantic Songs of the Patriarchy,” exposes misogyny in popular music in a grueling yet entertaining way.

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