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Seno Gumira Ajidarma
Seno Gumira Ajidarma is one of Indonesia’s best known and most widely published writers. He has authored many novels, collections of short stories, essays, and several plays and volumes of poetry. He has won multiple awards for his work including the prestigious SEAWrite award for his contributions to Southeast Asian literature in 1997. Translations of his works include his collection of short stories focused on Indonesia’s brutal occupation of East Timor, Eyewitness (1995); a collection of short stories, essays and a play centering on the end of the Suharto regime, Jakarta at a Certain Point in Time (2002); and his experimental novel, Jazz, Perfume, and the Incident (2013). Seno lives in Jakarta and is currently working on a multi-volume martial arts epic novel, Nagabumi.

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Flood

Fiction

January 2018

Seno Gumira Ajidarma

TR. Michael Bodden

Fiction

January 2018

Ten minutes before the floodwaters arrived, Pak Prawiro died. Who knows to where his soul sped off. Now only his body remained by his...

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August 2016

The Place of the Bridge

Jennifer Kabat

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August 2016

I.   Look up. A woman tumbles from the sky, her dress billowing around her like a parachute as...

Interview

June 2013

Interview with Lars Iyer

David Morris

Interview

June 2013

Like so much of the dialogue that marks time across Lars Iyer’s books, this conversation began in the pub....

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January 2016

About Renata Adler’s Speedboat

Wolfgang Hildesheimer

TR. Shaun Whiteside

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January 2016

  Best known for his bestselling biography of Mozart, Wolfgang Hildesheimer was a polymathic novelist, translator, painter and dramatist. A...

 

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