Main Program | In Conversation with Sequoia Nagamatsu

28 Oct 2022 12:45 - 13:45
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Indus Restaurant. Festival Hub @Taman Baca (Google Maps)

Sequoia Nagamatsu’s debut novel, How High We Go in the Dark, follows generations of intricately-connected characters as humanity attempts to rebuild after a pandemic. This haunting and hopeful story about grief, loss, and the different ways we move on helps us digest our present-day anxieties and struggles. Nagamatsu’s imagination and passion for storytelling vividly illuminate our complex world, and highlight how literature can ultimately help us to better understand ourselves.

Novel debut Sequoia Nagamatsu, How High We Go in the Dark mengikuti generasi karakter Asia dan Asia-Amerika ketika umat manusia mencoba untuk membangun dunia kembali setelah pandemi. Kisah yang menghantui dan penuh harapan tentang kesedihan, kehilangan, dan berbagai cara mencerna kecemasan dan perjuangan. Imajinasi dan hasrat Sequoia untuk mendongeng tidak tertandingi, karena ia menggunakan sastra untuk membantu kita memiliki pemahaman yang lebih baik tentang siapa kita dan selanjutnya menerangi dunia kita yang komplek.


Steph Harmon

Steph Harmon is the Australian arts and culture editor for The Guardian, where she commissions Australian books, visual art, stage, music, film, TV, and festivals. Before that, she was the …

Sequoia Nagamatsu

Sequoia Nagamatsu is the author of the bestselling novel, How High We Go in the Dark, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, and the short story collection, Where We Go …

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