"Summer is the fourth and final volume of the Seasons series--Karl Ove Knausgaard's personal encyclopedia that charts the beautiful and complex world we all inhabit for, dedicated to his newborn daughter. Every day for one summer, Karl Ove sits down to write about the seemingly mundane things that make up his close reality: lawn sprinklers, chestnuts, short trousers, salt, cats, campsites, intelligence, butterflies, foam, earthworms, cynicism, slugs, and summer rain. This evocative and unpredictable collection of short writings is punctuated by diary entries, where the small events the author's family's life are recorded against a backdrop of the summer season and the meditativeness it engenders: reflections, memories, longings, experiences of art and literature. Featuring stunning artwork specially created for the book by the legendary painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer, Summer is a sumptuous and provocative testament to the intense pursuit of meaning in the moments that glide by. In the narrative of what is and what has been, there is the possibility that everything could always be different."-- Provided by publisher.