Publisher brings Indonesian literature to light

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About Lian Gouw,
Written by Leslie Katz, and was originally published in The San Francisco Examiner,
Apr 24, 2014


San Mateo-based publisher Lian Gouw is on a mission to tell the world about Indonesia.

“It’s my gift to my country,” says the founder and operator of Dalang Publishing, who is slated to lead a discussion about one of her titles, “My Name Is Mata Hari,” at Pacifica Sanchez Library on Friday.

“My goal is to bring Indonesian stories to the world. We deserve a place in the world. I took on that challenge,” says Gouw, 78, who points out that Indonesia, with nearly 250 million residents, is the fourth most populous country in the world.

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