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I think it was Roland Barthes who asked the question whether a shopping list should be considered part of a writer’s work. This thought crossed my mind with the title of Morrissey’s foray into prose as his book has the word Lists in the title. 293 more words

Author's Notes

'Immortality' - Milan Kundera

Whilst I sit, brooding, at a rowdy table in my high school library, one of my English teachers decides to introduce me to Milan Kundera. Not Kundera himself, you understand, but rather this author’s work. 753 more words


Tereza on Love 

From Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being:

It is a completely selfless love: Tereza did not want anything of Karenin ; she did not ever ask him to love her back. 100 more words


Light prose and heavy questions

– Reading The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

The first book on my 1000-long list of things to read was The Unbearable Lightness of Being… 1,452 more words


Kendala Kundera

Kita berdua berdiri bergandengan tangan

di pinggir pantai matahari terbenam
dan rembulan perlahan muncul membirukan jingga

Kita berjanji bergandengan tangan
tapi bahtera tak kunjung tiba dan air laut naik… 55 more words


Quote of the Day - Milan Kundera

We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come. 7 more words

Briefly noted: The Festival of Insignificance -- Milan Kundera

The Festival of Insignificance is out and I don’t know what to make of it. It’s nice enough I suppose but it feels . . . 672 more words