Books (English)


Bound


Does free will truly exist? Does man truly exist? Okky Madasari explores the seminal questions of mankind and humanity in her latest novel. A struggle arises between the two main characters, Sasana and Jaka Wani, ...

Breaking the Stereotype: Chinese Indonesian Women Tell Their Stories


Dewi Anggraeni’s third non-fiction book, Breaking the Sterotype: Chinese Indonesian women tell their stories, is published by Indra Publishing, and will be launched in Melbourne on 10 November 2010. The Indonesian version of the book, ...

Ceremony

Novel

A coming-of-age tale, a tapestry of erotic and tragic liaisons, a dreamscape of nightmare and wonders, the novel Ceremony, is above all, a paean to the ceremony-rich life of the Benuaq Dayak, one ofthe many ...

Cigarette Girl

Novel

Pak Raja is gravely ill. On his deathbed, he calls the name of a woman who isn’t his wife: Jeng Yah. His three sons, the heirs to the Djagad Raja Clove Cigarette dynasty, are thrown ...

Contact Light: the void inside and out

Poetry Collection

the stars only burn brighter. smoke rises in the form of a galaxy: human eyes don`t know any better. “Each of Madina`s poems in this book is a universe made of questions where mind and ...

Currently & Emotion: Translations

Anthology

The anthology presents a varied and carefully curated selection of works which foreground the translator, and, by showcasing a broad range of approaches, seeks to challenge dominant perceptions of translation as an uncomplicated literary service ...

Dasamuka

Novel

A Scottish academic, journeying to the island of Java in 1811, is quickly drawn into the struggle of the Javanese people as they fight back against colonial powers and their own corrupt aristocracy. Willem Kappers, ...

Daughters of Papua

Novel

In Daughters of Papua Leksi and her two pets tell the story of grandmother Mabel, a woman from the Dani tribe, born and raised in Papua’s interior. The de Wissels, Dutch missionaries, take the bright ...

Di Serambi: On the Verandah – A Bilingual Anthology of Modern Indonesian Poetry

Poetry Collection

On the Verandah brings together the work of twelve contemporary Indonesian poets. The poems are presented in both Indonesian and English, together with notes on linguistic and cultural references, and a brief biography of each ...

Drought

Novel

Drought, a translation of Iwan Simatupang’s novel, Kering (1972), is a joyous celebration of life and human commitment. Its hero is an ex-student, ex-soldier, and ex-bandit, who decides to transmigrate to one of the outer ...