Why Do We Wait?

… If we shift as we age toward appreciating everyday pleasures and relationships rather than toward achieving, having, and getting, and if we find this more fulfilling, then why do we take so long to… More

I Quit Kepo Buku

I have mentioned before on my last note that I was thinking to leave Kepo Buku, a bookish podcast of four hosts. I actually have nothing to lose if I continue to host. In summation… More

[Blogtour and Giveaway] Candide by Voltaire

Candide hidup di istana milik baron di Thunder-ten-tronckh, Westfalia. Ia adalah pemuda yang baik dan bijaksana. Nilai minusnya ia tidak dari kelompok bangsawan yang murni -hanya bisa terlacak hingga ayah dari buyutnya, yang membuatnya mustahil… More

First Half 2019 in Books

Hello, how are you? This year I plan to read 50 books and just finished 21. But I am confident that I will accomplish the challenge. In two previous months, my reading pace was very… More

2019 Reading Plan

Third week of January and (most likely) my mood is on the very top. It feels so weird because I am a person full of negativity and now I am finding myself with lots of… More

2018 Year in Books

Few months before the year ended, I lowered down the number of 2018 goodreads challenge to 75. Even with 25 books cut, I was thinking I wasn’t able to accomplish it. But somehow I finished… More

The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima

Shinji, an eighteen y.o. boy, lives in Uta-jima (The Song Island), an island which the inhabitants are only 1400. Same as others, Shinji had became a fisherman after school graduation. One day, after a busy… More

Reading Haruki (Part 2)

It was hard for me to talk about Haruki thus I am glad I wrote the reason why I read Haruk in previous post. Actually, the previous post is a preamble, to practice my writing.… More

Reading Haruki

I always feel a burden when someone asking me about Haruki. I think many people I know, recognize that I read Haruki a lot. But why? Why do I read them? What make his works… More


Today is August first. One day after Neville Longbottom’s birthday. And I am many books behind schedule of my 2018 Goodreads Challenge. This slow progress most probably because I did spend two months without finishing… More
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