Main Program | The Book of Form and Emptiness

13 Oct 2021 13:15 - 14:00
/ IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

How do we endure loss and find meaning in our lives? Ruth Ozeki’s The Book of Form and Emptiness is a heart-breaking and humane tale, considered as a powerful meditation that contains the chaos of the world, while giving it meaning. Ruth speaks to Desi Anwar about her poignant novel that blends jazz with climate change and attachment to material possessions.

(This program is presented in English and pre-recorded)

Supported by Embassy of the United States

Bagaimana kita menanggung kehilangan dan menemukan makna dalam hidup kita? The Book of Form and Emptiness karya Ruth Ozeki adalah kisah yang memilukan dan manusiawi, dianggap sebagai meditasi kuat yang mengandung kekacauan dunia, yang memberikan makna. Dengarkan dia berbicara tentang novelnya yang menyentuh yang memadukan jazz dengan perubahan iklim dan keterikatan pada harta benda duniawi.

(Program ini sudah direkam sebelumnya dan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh Embassy of the United States


Desi Anwar

Desi Anwar is a national journalist, TV anchor and writer, based in Jakarta. She has written multiple books published by Gramedia, including A Simple Life, Being Indonesian, Growing Pains, OFFLINE: …

Ruth Ozeki

Novelist and filmmaker Ruth Ozeki is the author of A Tale for the Time Being, which was a finalist for the 2013 Booker Prize. Her nonfiction work includes a memoir, …

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