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New Anthology Asks People to Lighten Up About Religion

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Bukan Perawan Maria

Written by Ayunda Nurvitasari, originally published in Magdalene

Jul 21, 2017

In a time when posting anything critical about religion on social media can land you in jail, author Feby Indirani released a collection of short stories that pretty much pokes fun at Islamic belief and its believers. The 19 stories in Bukan Perawan Maria, published by Pabrikultur, ask readers one thing: to lighten up, because, it’s only religion. It reflects her take on the increasingly more conservative society, and her belief in literature as to tool to ease the seemingly growing pain.

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