Indie bookstores emphasize curation

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This article mentions Mikael Johani Yusi Avianto Pareanom

Originally published in Jakarta Post.
Jul 23, 2018

Scores of literature enthusiasts and artists crowded the newly renovated hall of Aksara bookstore in Kemang, South Jakarta, on Saturday evening as the retailer celebrated its recent collaboration with Post Santa Bookshop, also based in South Jakarta, to focus on alternative literature and serve as a community center.

“Today marks a very important milestone. Aksara has officially switched gears to prioritize books by authors from the alternative literature scene, which has notably gained traction as of late,” Aksara creative director Aninda Simanjuntak said.

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