With Indonesia, a country will present itself as guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the fall of 2015 (the world's lagest book fare in general), wich's literature in the Western perception plays only a minor role and is a widely unknown in the global literature. This > big Unknown < Martin Jankowski approaches in his new book »Reading Indonesia" by various essays and interviews and takes a closer look at the stylistically and geographically extremely high contrasted heterogeneous literary landscape of the country. Discussions, articles and essays (2002-2014) explore the social background of the Indonesian literature's cultural complexity and provide an introductory overview of this overwhelmingly large scene.
Release date: 17 September 2014. (195 pages, paperback, size 210 x 130 mm, ISBN 978-3-940132-66-6, In German language. MORE.)