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from THE JAKARTA POST -- THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2009 -- PAGE 23 For many Balinese, Putu Setia is known as one of contemporary Bali's leading intellectuals. His columns on culture and religion in the local daily Bali Post and his successful career with prominent national magazine Tempo has earned him respect from the island's thinkers and activists.
Yet it was his book Menggugat Bali (To Question Bali) that won him a huge following among the island's younger residents - members of a generation that is restless, trapped between the illusion of the island's past grandeur and the challenges of the modern world.
The book, which has been translated into Japanese and English and …