“I was supposed to use this trip to grasp something essential about the U.S., perceive something with my foreign gaze that Americans couldn’t see for themselves. Instead, I saw nothing. I experienced nothing.” Karl Ove Knausgaard is back in the NY Times Mag with more tales of his journey through America: My Saga, Part 2. (This is a guy whose memoir is longer than the Torah. You didn’t really doubt he’d have a part 2, did you?)