Is Your ‘Dunia Buku’ The Same As My ‘Dunia Buku’?

Recently, a bookish friend shared an article from Sinar Harian, written to critique the market of local publication. As I read, I have several comments in regards to this article, but I shall continue this article in full Bahasa Melayu so my points would appear less cocky (you know what I mean). Ulasan Artikel Sinar Harian Menurut pengarang… Read More Is Your ‘Dunia Buku’ The Same As My ‘Dunia Buku’?

What Makes You, A ‘Whole’ You? (A Sputnik Sweetheart Review)

After reading three of Murakami’s books, I wondered, was it the right thing to pick up another? Today, I ended Sputnik Sweetheart and I still wasn’t sure. Murakami’s works are designed in a way that draws you away from the realistic world, and delve into the possibilities of the unrealistic. There was a thin line… Read More What Makes You, A ‘Whole’ You? (A Sputnik Sweetheart Review)

5 Malaysian Books You Need To Read (If You’re New To Local Books)

Admit it, local books and local publication houses are growing in numbers, and there are more platforms for young writers of Malaysia to get their writing out these days. With the vast variety of urban novels and contemporary poetry books out there, you don’t seem to be sure of where to start, and looking at reviews… Read More 5 Malaysian Books You Need To Read (If You’re New To Local Books)

10 Cute Quotes from Murakami’s ‘Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood wasn’t my first Murakami’s book, but after putting it down last January, it remained my favourite book from one of the most celebrated author in the literary world. Norwegian Wood is a beautifully melancholic book. I found myself underlining my favourite lines with pencil and dog-eared pages with my favourite parts of the story. Norwegian Wood… Read More 10 Cute Quotes from Murakami’s ‘Norwegian Wood