Terbaik dan Terburuk di 2015

“If one wanted to depict the whole thing graphically, every episode, with its climax, would require a three-dimensional, or, rather, no model: every experience is unrepeatable. What makes lovemaking and reading resemble each other most is that within both of them times and spaces open, different from measurable time and space.”
― Italo Calvino, If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler

200 buku. 305 film. 18 serial TV. Ok, sesi curhat dimulai. Haha. Continue reading

Gunung Rakutak, Mei 2015

“You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s new novel, If on a winter’s night a traveler. Relax. Concentrate. Dispel every other thought. Let the world around you fade”
―Italo Calvino, If on a winter’s night a traveler

Kalimat pembuka buku If on a winter’s night a traveler sebegitu kerennya sampai-sampai saat kami sedang rebahan di puncak gunung karena kelelahan mendaki, saya memanggil teman saya yang sama-sama suka baca untuk membaca kalimat di atas. Saat saya meminta komentarnya, dia menjawab pendek, “Aneh. Tapi keren sih.” Dan saya rasa seluruh cerita pendakian gunung Rakutak kemarin bisa dirangkum seperti komentar teman saya tersebut. Ditambahkan dengan kata “kejutan”. Continue reading