Young readers find sense of community as Indonesia’s literary scene expands

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This article mentions Maesy Ang Mikael Johani
Written by Nisya Kunto
Originally published in Southeast Asia Globe.
Sep 12, 2022


Tucked away in South Jakarta’s traditional market, a small bookshop is changing Indonesia’s literary scene. Inside the cosy space, readers become lost in their books, while others huddle close together to have deep conversations. Maesy Ang and Teddy Wijaya Kusuma launched POST Bookshop and Press with the concept of cultivating a space for meaningful discussions and creative growth. The store soon developed a cult following, partly due to its signature selection of books, but also because Jarkarta is becoming a literary hotspot in Asia.

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