Books


Selimut Debu

(Blanket of Dust)
Novel

In 2006, Agustinus set off on a journey to Kabul, Afghanistan where he lived for two years among the locals and worked as a photo-journalist covering various aspects — both cultural and political — of ...

Semua Untuk Hindia

Collection of Short Stories

Senja di Jakarta

(Twilight in Jakarta)
Novel

Written in the early 1960s while the author was under arrest by Indonesian authorities, this vivid dissection of social and political life in Jakarta, Indonesia reveals the dark currents of poverty, corruption and vice which ...

Seperti Dendam, Rindu Harus Dibayar Tuntas

(Love and Vengeance)
Novel

Told in short, cinematic bursts, Eka’s third novel is gloriously pulpy, populated by a range of characters from Java’s urban underworld and liberally peppered with fights, high-speed car chases, and ladies heaving with desire. He ...

Sepotong Senja untuk Pacarku

Collection of Short Stories

Sergius Mencari Bacchus

(Sergius Seeks Bacchus)
Poetry Collection

Titled after two, fourth-century Christian martyrs whom the gay community has adopted as icons, and comprised of thirty-three poems (the number of poems corresponding to the age at which Christ was crucified), Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s ...

Seribu Kunang-kunang di Manhattan

(Fireflies in Manhattan)
Collection of Short Stories

Marno took out a cigarette, then stood and went to the window. Lowering his gaze he looked at the jungle of skyscrapers. They appeared to be asleep. The pale moonlight made them look cold and ...