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Currently Reading (July 2017)

I almost always read multiple books at once. It’s rare that I don’t have much to read and only focus on one, so pretty much expect in every currently reading post I make to hear about at least three different books. 530 more words


The stuff, Day 85

May try some ketchup today….

This book mocks me…

In headier times, I bought it. Those solitary days (and nights) of living alone, drinking, eating, listening to music, watching movies, and reading. 38 more words


A Thousand Letters Behind

Marcel Proust, Selected Letters, volume 4: 1918-1922
Edited by Philip Kolb, translated and with an introduction for Joanna Kilmartin

Months ago, I read volume 4 of Proust’s selected letters translated into English.  1,011 more words

World Literature

An Axe for the Frozen Sea Within Us

“Go ahead, deny up and down that the delicate act of turning the doorknob, that act which may transform everything, is done with the indifferent vigor of a daily reflex. 204 more words


How To Read What You Write And Not Despise It

Have you ever been struck by an idea that inspires you to write without constraint or abandon and suddenly you’ve written a story so fresh and new and beautiful that you’re sure it’s the masterpiece you’ll forever be remembered by? 1,378 more words


In The Penal Colony: Adaptasi Sastra Ke Film

Sinema sebagai media baru menjadi popular di ranah perkembangan budaya naratif. Perkembengan sinema sebagai salah satu media naratif tak lepas dari pengaruh bentuk seni lain, khususnya sastra. 773 more words