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This Fresh Hell

A driver picks up a hitchhiker from the side of a road; a family moves in to a house that may be haunted; a visit to the cabin in the woods goes terribly wrong… We all know how those stories end – or do we? In This Fresh Hell, every story begins with a well-known horror trope but ends with a … [Read more...]

49 Hari: Kisah Penantang Gelombang

Aldi Novel Adilang's rompong drifted away, tossed by waves in the middle of the ocean. During that time, his life and death hung in the balance. Until the 49th day, when both the rompong and his life were saved by the Panama-flagged tanker MV Arpeggio. His life story and rescue caught the public's … [Read more...]

At the Circus

Ternate-born Nukila Amal is one of Indonesia's most innovative and imaginative contemporary writers. Her stories - often hilarious, always moving, occasionally heartbreaking, sometimes shocking, but never ordinary - take you on a journey across the archipelago and into the lives of memorable, but … [Read more...]

Document Shredding Museum

Indonesian poet Afrizal Malna’s Document Shredding Museum moves from intimate encounters between lovers and friends to mass environmental and semantic destruction, engaging with Javanese literary tradition and the archives of colonial and postcolonial violence. Drawing on a wide array of modes … [Read more...]

The Good, the Bad, and the Aunties

What should have been a family celebration of Chinese New Year descends into chaos when longtime foes crash the party in this hilariously entertaining novel by Jesse Q. Sutanto, bestselling author of Dial A for Aunties. After an ultra-romantic honeymoon across Europe, Meddy Chan and her husband … [Read more...]