Max Lane


Country: Indonesia

Max Lane is the author of Indonesia Out Exile: How Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet Killed a Dictatorship (Penguin Books, 2022) and Saudara Berdiri di Pihak Yang Mana: Seni Politik Subversif Rendra (Kata Kultur 2022). He published in 2022 his collection of prose life sketches in Indonesia and Not, Poems and Otherwise: Anecdotes Scattered (Djaman Baroe). He is the translator of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s tetralogy and plays and poems by Willibrordus S. Rendra.

Max Lane telah terlibat dengan Indonesia selama 50 tahun. Karyanya Indonesia Out of Exile: How Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet Killed a Dictatorship (Penguin Books, 2022), Saudara Berdiri di Pihak Yang Mana: Seni Politik Subversif Rendra (Kata Kultur 2022), dan Not, Poems and Otherwise: Anecdotes Scattered (Djaman Baroe). Ia adalah penerjemah Tetralogi Buru karya Pramoedya Ananta Toer serta drama dan puisi dari Willibrordus S. Rendra.

Appearing in

Main Program | Alternative History of Indonesia

Can re-telling narratives change our understanding of contemporary Indonesian history? Peter Carey, Eko Darmoko, and Max Lane discuss why the analysis of the longest period of Indonesian history, the New …


Main Program | In Conversation with Max Lane: Indonesia Out Of Exile: How Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet Killed A Dictatorship

Named ‘A fascinating book about the creation and impact of one of the world’s greatest literary works, in Max Lane’s latest work, Indonesia Out of Exile, he discusses how the …