Books just delivered

The books I had ordered from Asia Bookroom a while ago were delivered today. The list of them is as follows:

  • Keith Foulcher. Social Commitment in Literature and the Arts: The Indonesian “Institute of People’s Culture” 1950-1965. Clayton: Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University, 1986. [ISBN: 0-86746-598-0]Social Commitment
  • Harry Aveling (ed., trans.). From Surabaya to Armageddon: Indonesian Short Stories. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong: Heinemann Educational Books, 1976. [ISBN: n.a.]From Surabaya to Armageddon
  • PKI dan Perwakilan: Majalah tentang perdjuangan dalam dewan2 perwakilan. Tahun ke-V No.2 dan 3 (1960, triwulan ke-2 dan ke-3), (Djakarta: Jajasan “Pembaruan”). [ISSN: n.a.]PKI dan Perwakilan

I have read the first one, and have its xerox photocopy, but a book fetishist always wants to own an original copy. The second book is compilation of translated cerita pendek. The thrid one is a copy of PKI’s journal, which I don’t know whether I really need or not.

(Added on 21 May) The contents of the second book:

  • Introduction
  • Idrus, “Surabaya”
  • Pramoedya Ananta Toer, “Inem”
  • Pramoedya Ananta Toer, “The Bastard”
  • Pramoedya Ananta Toer, “Letter to a Friend from the Country”
  • Sitor Situmorang, “Snow in Paris”
  • Sitor Situmorang, “Fontenay aux Roses”
  • Sitor Situmorang, “Mother Goes to Heaven”
  • Nugroho Notosusanto, “The Soldier”
  • Nugroho Notosusanto, “The Transfer”
  • A. A. Navis, “The Decline and Fall of our Local Mosque”
  • Umar Kayam, “A Thousand Fireflies in Manhattan”
  • Umar Kayam, “Bawuk”
  • Umar Kayam, “Fall in Connecticut”
  • Danarto, “Nostalgia”
  • Danarto, “Armageddon”
  • Notes on the Authors