Aku dan Buku – Busyra dkk

Aku dan Buku berisi kumpulan tulisan mereka yang mengaku pencinta, pecandu, dan penggila buku. Beberapa berkisah tentang awal mulanya mereka jatuh cinta dengan buku, beberapa lainnya menyorot pentingnya keberadaan taman baca dan perpustakaan demi keberlangsungan umat manusia sebagai makhluk yang membaca. Melalui tulisannya, Nurina Widiani bercerita tentang kecintaannya terhadap genre romansa dan bagaimana genre yang … Continue reading Aku dan Buku – Busyra dkk

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The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Once, in my father’s bookshop, I heard a regular customer say that few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds a way into his heart.” Semuanya bermula dari suatu pagi di awal musim panas 1945, ketika luka-luka akibat perang masih segar dan terbuka. Daniel Sempere, bocah berusia sepuluh … Continue reading The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 – the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns… In the time where Guy Montag lives, the job of a fireman is not to stop a building to be caught in fire, but to start the fire. It was Montag’s job, along with all firemen, to burn houses that kept books … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

"I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right."   ***A SMALL TRUTH*** I am haunted by this book. Sit still, children. Death has a story to tell. It is about the book thief, who was but a fourteen year-old skinny German girl living in Nazi … Continue reading The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Surabaya, Indonesia, June 18th, 2012 Dear friend, I’ve just read a wonderful book called “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” a few weeks ago, and I thought that I’d write a personal letter to you recommending it. What first comes to your mind when you hear “World War II”? War must mean blood, … Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Dongeng Ketiga Belas (The Thirteenth Tale) – Diane Setterfield

Semua orang memiliki cerita. Karena cerita seperti keluarga. Kau mungkin tidak mengenal siapa mereka, atau telah kehilangan mereka, tetapi mereka tetap ada. Kau tak bisa berkata kau tidak memiliki mereka. Vida Winter adalah seorang penenun cerita. Semasa hidupnya ia telah melahirkan 56 buku yang semuanya laris bak kacang goreng. Cerita-cerita. Dongeng-dongeng. Namun tak satupun cerita … Continue reading Dongeng Ketiga Belas (The Thirteenth Tale) – Diane Setterfield