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Travel Novelist Famega Syavira Putri Inspires Other Women to Set Out on Solo Journey

The journalist wrote about her journey to 18 countries and 44 cities in four and a half months in a travel novel.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari December 13, 2018
Culture
Comma Books Encourage Young People to be More Involved in the Literary Scene

The Gramedia publishing initiative wants to support young emerging writers in the Indonesian literary scene.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari December 11, 2018
Culture
Comma Books to Hold Literary and Art Weekend on Dec. 8-9

A unit within publishing giant Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia, Comma Book puts a soptlight on young, contemporary emerging Indonesian writers.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari December 3, 2018
Culture
Putu Oka Sukanta's New Novel a Reminder of the 1965 Injustice

The last of the 1965 trilogy lets us meet a cast of characters from the turbulent time through the current time.

by Angesti Citra Asih November 21, 2018
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Culture
'Sex and the Citadel': How the Arabs are Getting Intimate

A new book by Egyptian author Shereen El Feki talks about how the Arabs are sexing up in a changing world.

by Aulia Nabila November 14, 2018
Culture
How a Romance Novel Goes Deeper on Singapore than Crazy Rich Asians

A romance novel published in the same year as Crazy Rich Asians turn out to show a little more nuanced than the best-selling book series.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist October 24, 2018
Culture
Innosanto Nagara Introduces Activism Through Children Books

This children's book author and illustrator wants kids socially engaged and empowered from a young age.

by Hera Diani, Managing Editor October 22, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
You're Free to Love Your Country the Way You Like It

How do you love your country, especially when it betrays you time and again?

by Mario Rustan, Columnist August 16, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Read Books, Educate That Mind of Yours

Time to make reading a way of life.

by Melisa Mariani November 8, 2017
Culture
Blogger Releases New Memoir on Adulting

A newly launched English-language memoir captures the "adulting" experience of a 20-something Indonesian blogger.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari August 10, 2017