Ahmad Tohari: "If only our leaders read literary works"
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Ahmad Tohari is very familiar to all literary buffs as a novelist, short story writer and essayist critical of various social and religious issues. With a big name through his 1982 village dancer trilogy, Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk, the author expressed his concern over Indonesian national leaders, whom he said were less literature-conscious. "If only our leaders read a lot of lite...