Eka Kurniawan, Eko Nugroho shed light on ‘Love Knows No End’

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Written by Stefanus Ajie, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Jul 17, 2018

On Saturday, art and literature enthusiasts flocked to Ekologi Coffee in Yogyakarta to attend a discussion on Cinta Tak Ada Mati (Love Knows No End). A collection of short stories by acclaimed writer Eka Kurniawan, the book was republished in April with a new cover that was illustrated by artist Eko Nugroho. Both Eka and Eko were present at the discussion, with art curator Alia Swastika acting as moderator. Eka was the first Indonesian writer to be nominated for a Man Booker International Prize in 2016 for Lelaki Harimau (Man Tiger). His works have been translated into more than 24 languages, and his novel Cantik Itu Luka (Beauty is a Wound) was included in the 100 notable books list by The New York Times in 2015.

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