The Lounge Chair Interview: 10 Questions with Eka Kurniawan

What Media Says

About Eka Kurniawan,
Written by Aminah Sheikh, and was originally published in Kitaab,
May 19, 2017

My latest book Beauty Is a Wound (Annie Tucker) was published last year ( and in India by Speaking Tiger). As I’ve already published four novels, I think it’s time for me to take a break for a while. I don’t want my act of writing to be kind of mechanical. I want to recreate my appetite, to be hungry again. So, nowadays I only read books, meet people, travel here and there, and maybe do something that has no relation with literature at all like gardening.

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