Books (English)


The Book of Forbidden Feelings

Poetry Collection

I wanted to say, “I would love to know your obsessions, Is it landed house, gadgets, power, domestic life, succulent plants, achievements, money, work, more likes and followers, health, validations, sex, organic food, pets, perfect ...

The Book of Invisible Questions

Poetry Collection

Who? A breathing meat. Why? Some breathing meat lucky enough to understand their purpose of existence. But most of the meats have no idea why they exist in the universe. The meat who knows and ...

The Fall and the Heart

Novel

The Fall and the Heart by S Rukiah is one of the lesser known classics of the Indonesian revolutionary era and arguably the strongest piece of prose writing by an Indonesian woman author before the ...

The Garden of Delights & Other Tales

Collection of Short Stories

Azhari’s reimagined stories of Aceh in the 17th century encompass a garden of extraordinary beauty, a turtle with chin hairs, pirates in the waters of the Malacca Straits, and so much more. The author’s enthralling ...

The Girl from the Coast

Novel

Pramoedya’s The Girl from the Coast tells the story of a beautiful young woman from a fishing village who finds herself in an arranged marriage with a wealthy aristocrat. Forced to leave her parents and ...

The King, the Witch and the Priest : A Twelfth-Century Javanese Tale (Calon Arang)

Collection of Short Stories

“Centuries ago, there was, in the eastern part of the island of Java, a kingdom by the name of Daha…” So begins The King, the Witch and the Priest, a fable with contemporary allure that ...

The Land of Five Towers

Novel

The Land of Five Towers is the first book in a trilogy written by A. Fuadi—a former TEMPO & VOA reporter, photography buff, and a social entrepreneur. He went to George Washington University and Royal ...

The Last Crowd

Novel

A story of human confusion in the midst of a fast-changing digital era, when humans don’t have much chance to stop, look back, and contemplate. Moving from one crowd to another, from connecting to alienating, ...

The Longest Kiss


The protagonists of the stories in this translated collection all crave a private domain, a place that nobody else can touch. They share with their creator a passion for words, a passion for writing and ...

The Outcast


She has been accused of heresy since she was born. She has been considered deviant and must be excommunicated. On behalf of faith and love, her marriage is sacrificed. On behalf of God, she and ...