Pramoedya: book reviews


A Day in the Life of an Outlaw-hero, review of The Fugitive, New York Times Book Review (20 May 90)

The Indonesian Way,  New York Review of Books (25 Octorber 90)

Banned in Jakarta,  New York Times Book Review  (19 Jan 92) 

Review of Footsteps, New Asia Pacific Review (1 June 95)

Java Jive, The New Republic (22 April 96)

Jakarta Quartet, The Washington Post (11 August 96)

Warped by Empire, New York Times (9 June 96)

The Indonesiad, The New Yorker (27 May 96)

Setting Free the Word, Time (22 July 96)

Prisoner of Conscience, The Washington Post (11 August 96)

Eloquence in Exile, San Francisco Chronicle (9 May 99)

South Seas Gulag, New York Times (16 May 99)

The Prisoner,  LA Weekly (4 June 99)

Even in Prison, Straits Times (27 June 99)

Broken Silence, Seattle Times (27 June 99)

Pramoedya speaks out about Buru Island, Jakarta Post (5 March 00)

Pramoedya lays bare the cruelty of the city,  Jakarta Post (30 December 00)

Pramoedya: Indonesian Despair,  FEER (8 March 01)

Book on life as lived by the majority, Jakarta Post (13 May 01)

Snapshot on the role of women in an era of armed struggle, Jakarta Post (13 May 01)

New volume reveals 'hidden intentions', Jakarta Post (24 June 01)

Pramoedya's indictment of Japanese war crimes, Jakarta Post (19 August 01)

The Girl From the Coast, Salon (1 Aug 02)

Before He Was Ready for the Nobel,  Washington Post (2 Aug 02)

Jamie James, "The Extraordinary Life and Writing of Indonesia's Tolstoy", Los Angeles Times (4 Aug 02) [backup copy]

A Practice Wife's Story, New York Times (11 Aug 02)

Bound to Java's Huts, The Village Voice (19 Aug 02)

Lonely life of a 'practice wife'San Francisco Chronicle (6 Oct 02)

The Girl from the Coast, bookreporter.com (2003)

The Buru Quartet, The Asian Review of Books (10 March 03)

All That is Gone: Stories and The Girl from the Coast, MostlyFiction.com (23 Feb 04 and 11 Aug 02)

Advancing the virtues of reason, Sunday Star (31 January 99)

Top novelist relaunches banned book, Straits Times (22 October 98)

Arok of JavaThe Star (20 January 08)

It's Not an All Night Fair, gordseller (10 June 12)


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