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Supernova by: Dewi Lestari
Sinopsis: Supernova presents a series of intertwined and unconventional love stories with a bit of science and spirituality added to the mix. The characters are urban and tech-savvy youngsters who are caught in different forms of contemporary social conflict. Supernova is a highly-acclaimed novel….

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Dewi Lestari Born: January 20, 1976 Dewi Lestari (Bandung, January 20, 1976) Dewi studied Internasional Relations at Parahyangan University (Bandung). Dee, both her pen name and as she is popularly known, first came to public attention through her membership of the pop group “RSD”. Her novels include Supernova: The Knight, the Princess and the Falling Star (2001), Supernova: Akar (2002) and Supernova: Petir (2004)..

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    Mirren Strahan, intern at Lontar
    Indonesian Literature in French
    Indonesian Writers to Attend 2019 London Book Fair
    Conference of Indonesian Studies, Kyoto, Jepang

    2018 November Newsletter

              Greetings from the Executibe Director When a country must fight to gain its independence, heroes are made. Thus, in Indonesia, November 10 is commemorated as National Heroes’ Day in recognition of the brave men and women who joined the struggle against the Dutch colonial government. The date refers to.. Read

    2018 November Newsletter

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