Jun 18, 2018 Last Updated 4:09 AM, Jun 8, 2018

Fiction & Essays

Book extract: Sarongge

Lontar Modern Indonesia:?‘But that is, after all, the relationship between land and power... Whoever holds power will impose their view.’

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Petikan buku: Sarongge

Lontar Modern Indonesia: ‘Siapa yang pegang kuasa, akan paksakan pandangannya tentang bagaimana cara mengatur aset alam itu.’

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Essay: Redefining Indonesia

Almost twenty years after reformasi, journalist and novelist Leila S. Chudori?ponders on the successes and failures of this historic?period for Indonesia

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In Memoriam & Ten weeks in Bali, Java, Singapore and Sumatra, December 1981 - March 1982

Many older readers of Inside Indonesia?will remember John Barnard, who died earlier this year in Melbourne after a brief illness. John, who worked as a technician in the science laboratory at Monash University, was a regular attendee at the regular Centre for Southeast Asian Studies seminars where he loved to meet up with old friends and make new ones. A shy retiring person and a bachelor all his life, visiting Indonesia was always a significant annual event for him as his travel diary clearly shows.?

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Review: Man Tiger strikes!

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Longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize Eka Kurniawan’s?novel signals the birth of a sophisticated crime noir genre in Indonesian literature

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