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River in an Ocean: Essays on Translation

"Translation, here, is decolonial feminist work."- from the Foreword by Françoise Vergès. What are the histories, constraints, and possibilities of language in relation to bodies, origins, land, colonialism, gender, war, displacement, desire, and migration? Moving across genres, memories, … [Read more...]

Bukan Perawan Maria

Bukan Perawan Maria is the humorous stories of contemporary Islamic myths and daily lives in Indonesia. We meet an angel is having mental fatigue and has enough of the human follies, a pig who has a touching and endearing request, or a suicide bomber having a terrible shock in the waiting room … [Read more...]

Unsaid: An Asian Anthology

His wife’s voice was unmistakable. She was moaning and sighing, and he could hear his divan creaking. How he wished he had not come home that night. He was a mere mortal. His heart had betrayed him. What can he do? Somewhere else in the world a child watches her father bullied into submission, … [Read more...]

Indonesian Folktales

The world's largest archipelago, Indonesia is home to hundreds of ethnic groups with diverse cultures and languages. Focusing on the rich heritage of the country, this latest addition to the highly acclaimed World Folklore SerieS≪/i> presents 29 stories from across Indonesia, most of which … [Read more...]

Further Reading Print No.2: Boundaries

In the second issue of Further Reading print, we aim to identify and examine the boundaries—inside and around each one of us—that have shaped our practices, our surroundings, the topics that we deal with everyday as well as the ways we navigate ourselves. At the time when openness and disruption … [Read more...]