What Media Say


Indonesian writers as seen on English/foreign-language media. See also Media Clippings.


Jun 06, 1999 / The Jakarta Post
on Remy Sylado

For Remy Sylado, 23761 are the Magic Notes

Everything. He speaks intelligently about theater and poetry. He can givea scholarly analysis about Indonesian music, then he will switch to a deep discussion on theology. Next, it's film, sociology, history, you name it. Sylado speaks eloquently on a wide range of topics, from Sitti Nurbaya to The Beatles. The man is clearly a walking encyclopedia of arts and humanities.
Apr 24, 1998 / Asia Week
on Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006)

Fighting Words

Neither prison nor the passing of years has weakened Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s passion for justice in Indonesia. To have one of his books in your possession is to invite a stiff jail sentence. Even so, ...