6 Must-Read Indonesian Novels, Stories, and Poems

All Things Books / Recos

About Apple and Knife, Man Tiger, Sergius Seeks Bacchus, The Book of Jakarta: A City in Short Fiction, The Majesties, The Wandering,
Written by Will Heath, and was originally published in Books and Bao,
Dec 31, 2020


Indonesia, Asia’s largest archipelago, is one of the world’s most ethnically, religiously, and culturally diverse countries. It is a place called home by every kind of human being. As soon, Indonesian novels, stories, and poems offer readers that same kind of diversity and excitement.

The Indonesian novels, stories, and poems found here do not encompass the entire literary scope of Indonesia, but they do offer a few wonderful places to begin reading Indonesian books in translation. Here, you’ll find some of Indonesia’s best writers, poets, and translators.

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