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Di dalam Kitab Kawin, himpunan cerpen Laksmi Pamuntjak ini, kita bertemu 12 perempuan dengan persoalan, kepedihan, kebahagiaan, kegagalan sekaligus pencapaian mereka masing-masing. Ada yang cuek, berani, penuh akal, gak cengeng, gak peduli kata at...

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Great literature lights our way and helps us to understand distant worlds; the best books make us part of those worlds - with all their horror, as well as their resplendence and intelligence. That's the kind of literature that Laksmi Pamuntjak writes.

- Jose Eduardo Agualusa, for "Amba/The Question of Red

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LATEST NEWS

NEW PUBLICATIONS

FEB 2021 KITAB KAWIN (Collection of Short Stories), First Edition and International Women’s Day Special Edition (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, March 2021). Available in Gramedia bookstores, Aksara Bookstore at Dia.Lo.Gue, Kinokuniya Grand Indonesia and online at Gramedia.com, Gramedia Official Store Tokopedia, Gramedia Official Shop Shopee, Gramedia Pustaka Utama Official Shop Shopee

 

JULY 2020 NEW NOVEL Kekasih Musim Gugur (GPU: Jakarta, July 2020), the sequel of AMBA: Sebuah Novel. Available in Gramedia bookstores, Aksara Bookstore at Dia.Lo.Gue, Kinokuniya Grand Indonesia, and online at Gramedia.com, Gramedia Official Store Tokopedia, Gramedia Official Shop Shopee, Gramedia Pustaka Utama Official Shop Shopee

 

NOVEMBER 2019 NEW NOVEL FALL BABY (Singapore: Penguin Random House SEA, 2019), the sequel to AMBA/The Question of Red. FALL BABY won for Best Literary Work at the Singapore Book Awards 2020. In Indonesia: available in Aksara Bookstore, Kinokuniya Grand Indonesia. In Singapore: avalaible in Kinokuniya Takashimaya, and as an e-Book on Amazon Singapore. Readers in SEA including Indonesia can purchase the e-Book through Amazon on: htttps://singapore.penguin.co.in/book/fiction/srikandi-fall-baby/

NEW EDITIONS

-       NEW! JULY 2021 The second edition of KITAB KAWIN, with a brand-new cover and a brand-new story (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, July 2021). Available online at Gramedia.com, Gramedia Official Store Tokopedia, Gramedia Official Shop Shopee, Gramedia Pustaka Utama Official Shop Shopee

-       JULY 2020 The latest edition (ninth printing) of AMBA: Sebuah Novel with a brand-new cover (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama. Available online at Gramedia.com, Gramedia Official Store Tokopedia, Gramedia Official Shop Shopee, Gramedia Pustaka Utama Official Shop Shopee

-       SEPTEMBER 2018 HERBSTKIND, translated by Corinna Rodewald (Berlin: Ullstein Verlag, September 2018), the German translation of FALL BABY (Kekasih Musim Gugur), available at selected stores in Germany and on Amazon.com

-       FEBRUARY 2018 The Birdwoman’s Palate, translated by Tiffany Tsao (Seattle: Amazon Crossing, February 2018), the English translation of Aruna dan Lidahnya, is available on Amazon.com

-       NOVEMBER 2016 The Indian edition of AMBA/The Question of Red (Delhi: Speaking Tigers, 2016) is available from Speaking Tiger in bookstores in the Indian Subcontinent.

-        JULY 2016 The US version of the English translation of AMBA/The Question of Red (Seattle: Amazon Crossing, 2016) is now available at Amazon.com 

-        SEPTEMBER 2015 Alle Farben Rot (Berlin: Ullstein Verlag, 2015), the German translation of AMBA/The Question of Red, translated by Dr. Martina Heinschke, is available in select Berlin and German bookstores and available on Amazon.com

-        SEPTEMBER 2015 Amba of De Kleur van Rood (Amsterdam: Xander Uitgevers, 2015), the Dutch translation of AMBA/The Question of Red, is available in select bookstores in Amsterdam and on Amazon.com

CONTACTS

 

CONTACTS

 

LITERARY AGENTS

For “The Question of Red” and “The Birdwoman’s Palate”:

Kirby Kim

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

285, Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017

E: KKim@janklow.com

 

For “Fall Baby”:

Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jacaranda Literary Agency

E: jay@jacarandalit.com, jacaranda.books@gmail.com

 

FOREIGN RIGHTS AGENTS

For “The Question of Red” and “The Birdwoman’s Palate”:

Cullen Stanley

Cullen Stanley International

E: Cullen@cullenstanleyinternational.com

 

For “Fall Baby”:

Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jacaranda Literary Agency

E: jay@jacarandalit.com, jacaranda.books@gmail.com

 

For “Kitab Kawin”:

Siti Gretiani

Gramedia Pustaka Utama

E: greti@gramediapublishers.com

 

BOOK INQUIRIES

For “Fall Baby”:

Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jacaranda Literary Agency

E: jay@jacarandalit.com, jacaranda.books@gmail.com

 

For “Kitab Kawin”:

Siti Gretiani

Gramedia Pustaka Utama

E: greti@gramediapublishers.com

 

For “Alle Farben Rot” and “Herbstkind”:

Christine Heinrich (Germany)

Ullstein Buchverlage GmBH

Friedrichstrasse 126

D 10117 BERLIN

GERMANY

E: Christine.Heinrich@ullstein-buchverlage.de

 

INTERVIEW REQUESTS/LITERARY INVITATIONS/BOOKINGS

(English language): Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jacaranda Literary Agency

E: jay@jacarandalit.com, jacaranda.books@gmail.com

 

(Bahasa Indonesia): Dionisius Wisnu

Gramedia Pustaka Utama

E: dion.wisnu@gramediapublishers.com

 

PROFESSIONAL EDITING & LANGUAGE CONSULTANCY

Please see LP CONSULTING on Homepage or contact us at lp@laksmipamuntjak.com

 

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