Our Town – Thornton Wilder

Oh, earth, you’re too wonderful for anybody to realize you. Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it? – every, every minute? The play I chose for LRP event this month presents the events of everyday life in a way that underscores their value and their importance. We tend to hurry up with our lives: get this and that done, and suddenly … Continue reading Our Town – Thornton Wilder

Let’s Read Plays Reading Event: My List

Maybe you guys are sick and tired already of reading posts about me joining reading challenges and reading events in this blog. As I wrote in my previous post that for now I want to slow things down because I have a lot to do with my life besides reading and blogging, but I can’t deny that I still have a thirst to explore.   … Continue reading Let’s Read Plays Reading Event: My List

The Bridge of San Luis Rey – Thornton Wilder

“Sebab rancangan-Ku bukanlah rancanganmu, dan jalanmu bukanlah jalan-Ku, demikianlah Firman TUHAN. Seperti tingginya langit dari bumi, demikianlah tingginya jalan-Ku dari jalanmu dan rancangan-Ku dari rancanganmu.” (Yesaya 55:8-9) Siapakah dari umat manusia yang mengetahui rencana Tuhan, dan memahami rancangan-rancangan-Nya? Ketika sesuatu yang buruk terjadi, bukankah kita bertanya, “Mengapa?” “Mengapa hal ini terjadi?” “Mengapa hal itu menimpa kami?”, atau “Mengapa hal ini menimpa mereka?” Pertanyaan yang sama … Continue reading The Bridge of San Luis Rey – Thornton Wilder

Character Thursday [5] – Dona Maria, Marquesa de Montemayor

Hari Kamis, saatnya Character Thursday! Masih berkutat di genre klasik, saya baru saja menamatkan sebuah buku luar biasa indah berjudul The Bridge of San Luis Rey, karangan Thornton Wilder. Reviewnya akan terbit besok. 😉 Dan salah satu tokoh dari buku tersebut yang saya pilih untuk Character Thursday minggu ini adalah: Dona Maria, the Marquesa de Montemayor. Dona Maria sang Marquesa (bukan markisa loh, Marquesa ini … Continue reading Character Thursday [5] – Dona Maria, Marquesa de Montemayor

Teaser Tuesdays (Apr 17, 2012)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book … Continue reading Teaser Tuesdays (Apr 17, 2012)