I read The Diary of Anne Frank when I was 18. I found the novel in my university’s library (though it is specifically built for food-tech & business majors, this particular library provides a handful of great English and Indonesian novels). At that time, I spent most of my time waiting for my next management […]Read more "The Diary of Anne Frank: how Nazi Germany killed the hope of a 15-year-old girl"
A year ago, I listened to Gitanjali Kolanad reading a script of her novel Sleeping with Movie Stars (during a literature panel), which went along like this: “Don’t you hate this part of India?”, I asked the American girl, who also looked out the window while her fingers moved as if covering and uncovering the […]Read more "Sleeping with Movie Stars by Gitanjali Kolanad: Memoir of an Indian Dancer on (mostly) adultery"
Sunset – The Internet (the band is literally called “the internet”. it’s awesome) Tightrope – Janelle Monae ft. Big Boi of Outkast Oh, Maker – Janelle Monae (she’s sooo pretty) oui – Jeremih Chain Gang – Sam Cooke (Atlanta’s soundtrack) juwita – Chrisye cintaku – Chrisye r14 – Payung Teduh butterfly – corinne bailey rae […]Read more "january playlist 2017"
saat larut dalam sedih tak berhenti putaran ini bumi saat gentar, hela nafas tak berhenti cepatkan laju masa (lekas) hentikan tangismu (lekas) berbinar matamu (lekas) waktumu sangat terbatas (lekas) hentikan tangismu (lekas) hargai nafasmu (lekas) waktumu sangat terbatas yang dicinta datang pergi tak terhindari tekanan hati lirih ajarkan kau bahagia waktu-waktu kian terasa berharga (lekas) […]Read more "Lekas // Tulus"
On January 11 2017, Carla Diane Hayden — the librarian of Congress — tweeted this picture of her with a 4-year-old little girl: Having read approximately 1000 books, the 4-year-old Daliyah Marie Arana had the opportunity to become “Librarian of the Day” in the Library of Congress. A real child prodigy, Daliyah began to acknowledge […]Read more "Daliyah Marie Arana: the 4-year-old girl who has read 1000 books"
Animal Farm is the second George Orwell’s novel after 1984 that I downloaded from the internet. The novel was first published in England on 17 August 1945, the exact day Indonesians had their independence. A quite simple story line, Animal Farm can even be read by a 5-year-old. However, the whole novel is a metaphor criticizing […]Read more "george orwell’s animal farm"
Donald Glover (a.k.a Childish Gambino, his rapper name) might be one of the most multi-talented person living and breathing here on earth — he can rap, sing, act, produce shows, write script, voice a cartoon character, and do stand-up comedy. All in all, Glover is so good in every areas that he has worked for, […]Read more "donald glover // childish gambino"