Books (English)


This Home Was Never Mine

Non Fiction

Based on the real life accounts of dozens of survivors, “This Home Was Never Mine” is a literary non-ficiton which retraces the life of one Ahmadiyya (a Muslim minority sect) family from Lombok, Indonesia from ...

Through Darkness to Light: A Bilingual Anthology of Indonesian Writing

Anthology

This anthology is the fruit of an enduring cooperation between the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) and Hivos. Both organizations share a passion in providing a platform upon which an opoen and dynamic dialogue ...

Tigress

Poetry Collection

“Tigress” is the first independently published poem collection by Ayu Meutia in collaboration with Gesa Febrian and Letterplatters. It consists of 52 handpicked poems that resemblance her voice that roars from within, on love and ...

Twilight in Jakarta

Novel

Half a century ago when Mochtar Lubis’ Twilight in Jakarta was secreted out of Indonesia and published in London, it was the first Indonesian novel ever to be published in English translation. The novel, a ...

Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

Novel

Vivid, bawdy, comic, and arresting, the exciting new novel by the Indonesian phenomenon, Eka Kurniawan Told in short, cinematic bursts, Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash is gloriously pulpy. Ajo Kawir, a lower-class Javanese teenage boy ...

What I Wish I Had Known (& Other Lessons You Learned in Your 20s)

Memoir

I’ve lived my whole life following people and taking their choices as mine. I will dream a new dream, a dream that’s totally my own, and I will work hard to get it. Ever since ...

Who Did This to Our Bali?


“On October 12, 2002 Bali seemed to have crumpled overnight, when hundreds of tourists and locals who were enjoying themselves became victims of a horrific act. Two bombs took the lives of 202 people- 88 ...

Winter Dreams and the Invincible Summer

Novel

Winter Dreams is a modern cautionary tale of a broken man in a broken country. Set against the backdrop of a full-on battle waged against illegal immigrants in the U.S. following the horrific events of ...