Reading Indonesia

Anthony Wonsono, left, executive editor of BeritaSatu Media Holdings, poses for a photo with historian J.J. Rizal during the Jakarta Globe Reading Club event at Lippo Mall Kemang in South Jakarta on Saturday (08/09). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

By : JG | on 8:39 PM September 09, 2018
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos

The Jakarta Globe Reading Club hosted its second event, "Reading Indonesia" at Lippo Mall Kemang in South Jakarta on Saturday (08/09).

The event featured a discussion on a list of 30 books about the archipelago everyone should read.  Indonesian historian J.J Rizal talked about the country's literature from diachronic perspective.

More than a hundred people attended the event, including dozens who participated in a book swap.

The Jakarta Globe's Mikael Johani speaks during the JG Reading Club event at Lippo Mall Kemang in South Jakarta on Saturday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) The Jakarta Globe's Mikael Johani speaks during the JG Reading Club event at Lippo Mall Kemang in South Jakarta on Saturday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Historian J.J. Rizal speaking about Indonesian literature. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Historian J.J. Rizal speaking about Indonesian literature. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

The event featured a discussion on a list of 30 books about the archipelago everyone should read. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) The event featured a discussion on a list of 30 books about the archipelago everyone should read. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Books on display during the Jakarta Globe Reading Club event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Books on display during the Jakarta Globe Reading Club event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

J.J. Rizal speaking during the event titled 'Reading Indonesia.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) J.J. Rizal speaking during the event titled 'Reading Indonesia.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Participants taking notes. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Participants taking notes. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A participant asking a question during Saturday's event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A participant asking a question during Saturday's event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

The winner of a door prize poses for a photo with J.J. Rizal. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) The winner of a door prize poses for a photo with J.J. Rizal. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Jakarta Globe Reading Club participants enjoyed discounts of 10 percent on books from Books & Beyond during the event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Jakarta Globe Reading Club participants enjoyed discounts of 10 percent on books from Books & Beyond during the event. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)


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