Eka Kurniawan


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in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia
November 28, 1975

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Eka Kurniawan was born in Tasikmalaya in 1975 and completed his studies in the Faculty of Philosophy at Gadjah Mada University. He has been described as the “brightest meteorite” in Indonesia’s new literary firmament, the author of two remarkable novels which have brought comparisons to Salman Rushdie, Gabriel García Márquez and Mark Twain; the English translations of these novels were both published in 2015—Man Tiger by Verso Books, and Beauty is a Wound by New Directions in North America and Text Publishing in Australia. Kurniawan has also written movie scripts, a graphic novel, essays on literature and two collections of short stories. He currently resides in Jakarta.

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Dua buku dari Moooi Pustaka kini hadir barengan. Satu karya dari Anatole France, penulis Prancis peraih Nobel Kesusastraan berjudul Hikayat Pengun; satu karya lagi dari Mary Shelley, yang mungkin lebih dikenal sebagai penulis kisah tentang monster Franskenstein, kali ini melalui novel Mathilda. Kedua buku bisa di pra-pesan di berdikaribook.red, marjinkiri.com, atau cus langsung ke kontak Moooi (WA

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“Ia sebenarnya waras bukan main, yang gila adalah dunia yang dihadapinya”
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“Communism was born from a beautiful dream, the likes of which there will never be again on the face of this earth: that there would no longer be lazy men who eat their fill while others work hard and starve.”
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“Semua perempuan itu pelacur, sebab seorang istri baik-baik pun menjual kemaluannya demi mas kawin dan uang belanja, atau cinta jika itu ada.”
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