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Book on Rumi thoughts on women, gender equality published in Indonesian

“Rumi’s Book of Love and Sufistic Verses” written by Afifah Ahmad was released by Afkaruna, an Indonesian interdisciplinary journal of Islamic studies, the Iranian Cultural office in Jakarta announced on Saturday. “This book is full of spiritual and intellectual knowledge from a great world … [Read more...]

In a year without travel, this Indonesian author lets you choose your own adventure

The story starts with a pair of red shoes and a deal with the devil. But where it ends is up to reader — sort of. That's the concept behind Indonesian author Intan Paramaditha's latest novel, The Wandering. It's been longlisted for the Stella Prize — Australia's book award for women and … [Read more...]

SESP junior Natasha Sondakh prepares to publish debut novel exploring Indonesian identity

In just four months, Natasha Sondakh (SESP ’22) wrote her debut novel, “She Smells of Turmeric,” while juggling classes and learning how to market her book. The fictional novel follows an Indonesian-American girl who moves to Indonesia after her father’s death. As she experiences Indonesian … [Read more...]

Indonesian literature goes digital with Sandiwara Sastra

The phrase Indonesian literature might bring to mind memories of school assignments and required reading, but a new literary initiative is poised to appeal to the digital crowd. Sandiwara Sastra (Literary Play), a joint collaboration between the Education and Culture Ministry, the Titimangsa … [Read more...]

Leila S. Chudori’s ‘The Sea Speaks His Name’ released by Penguin Random House SEA

Penguin Random House SEA announced on Friday the release of veteran journalist and author Leila S. Chudori's true-story-inspired novel The Sea Speaks His Name. Translated from Leila's Laut Bercerita by John McGlynn, the first half of the book follows a student activist named Biru Laut, who was … [Read more...]