Fiction

Earth

My name is Raib, it means gone. I’m fifteen years old and a tenthgrader. I’m an ordinary girl, just like you, your little sisters, or your neighbors. I have two cats, Whitey and Blackie. My...

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Saman

Four young women are in search of their sexuality: shy Laila, the almost perfect Yasmin, Shakuntala the rebel, and the wild Cok. A man from their teenage years, Saman, is an activist targeted by...

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Before Dawn

This is a collection of poems by Sapardi Djoko Damono dating from 1961 to 2001. Before Dawn follows the poet through the different stages of his life, opening with the 1964 poem, One Night, when he...

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The Dancer

The Dancer, a trilogy of novels, recounts the tumultuous days of Indonesia in the mid 1960s. The Dancer highlights the lives of Srintil, a dancer, and Rasus, a bewildered young man torn between...

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The Moon\'s Son

Nono was scared, how could he get lost in the walnut tree? He just wanted to take his bike leaning there. And who was the mysterious black kid that lured him into it? Nono wanted to get out. But...

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Man Tiger

An extraordinarily beautiful, sly, ribald, and compulsively readable novel. “After half a century,” writes renowned Indonesia scholar Ben- edict Anderson, “Pramaoedya Ananta Toer...

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