Asian Review of Books


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The Asian Review of Books is the only Asia-wide publication dedicated to books about or of relevance to Asia. Widely quoted and referenced, with an archive of more than two thousand book reviews, the ARB also features long-format essays by leading Asian writers and thinkers, to providing an unparalleled forum for discussion of key contemporary issues by Asians for Asia and a vehicle of intellectual depth and breadth where leading thinkers can write on the books, arts and ideas of the day.

Book Review(s)

“Happy Stories, Mostly” by Norman Erikson Pasaribu - Apr 29, 2022
“People from Bloomington” by Budi Darma - Apr 10, 2022
“Dial A For Aunties” by Jesse Q Sutanto - Apr 15, 2021
2020: Translations from Southeast, South and West Asia - Jan 03, 2021
“The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida” by Clarissa Goenawan - Jun 14, 2020
“The Wandering” by Intan Paramaditha - Jun 04, 2020
“Kitchen Curse”, stories by Eka Kurniawan - Sep 14, 2019
“Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash” by Eka Kurniawan - Sep 14, 2017
“Cigarette Girl” by Ratih Kumala - Mar 14, 2017
Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan, translated by Annie Tucker - Oct 13, 2015