Main Program: Madeleine Thien: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

27 Oct 2017 09:00 - 10:00
/ / 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Spanning decades and diasporas, Madeleine Thien’s stories “remind us what fiction can do” (New Statesman). She takes the UWRF stage to discuss the Booker-shortlisted Do Not Say We Have Nothing, an enchanting and wrenching novel of revolutionary idealism, music and silence, and a body of work both grand in scope and exquisite in detail.

Save yourself an upfront seat at this session for just IDR50,000 with our Front Row Reserve. 

Menjangkau dari puluhan tahun dan berdiaspora, cerita dari Madeleine Thien “ingatkan kami apa yang bisa dilakukan fiksi” (New Statesman). Ia mengambil panggung UWRF untuk membahas karya terpilih Booke Not Say We Have Nothing, sebuah novel tentang idealisme, musik dan keheningan revolusioner yang mempesona dan memilukan, dan sebuah karya besar yang sangat luas dan indah secara rinci.


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