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Obscure Indonesian writers tackle taboos on world stage

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 05:50
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Okky Madasari posing in Jakarta with The Years of the Voiceless, which is an English translation of her book Entrok.

Jakarta

LITTLE-KNOWN Indonesian writers will take centre stage at the world's largest book fair this week, led by trailblazing women tackling taboos in their conservative homeland, from historic injustices to sex and religion.

Indonesia is the guest of honour at this year's