Books (Indonesian)

Senja di Jakarta

(Twilight in Jakarta)

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)

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 ...

Sesudah Ekskavasi

Poetry Collection

Setangkai Melati di Sayap Jibril

(A Sprig of Jasmine on Gabriel’s Wings)
Collection of Short Stories

Si Parasit Lajang: Seks, Sketsa, & Cerita

(The Single Parasite)

The Single Parasite’s protagonist is a metropolitan girl who doesn’t want to get married. The book comprises a collection of funny and ironic short stories about daily life and opinion columns especially on gender and ...

Sihir Perempuan

A collection of Indonesian gothic short stories about women and being women. All the stories shows women from different perspectives, yet all mysteriously and beautifully crafted. A gem if you ever seen one.