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Agustinus Wibowo

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Agustinus Wibowo is an Indonesian travel writer and photographer who had spent four years traveling overland continuously. Departing from Beijing, his original destination was South Africa, but he was stuck in Afghanistan and stayed there for 3 years as a photojournalist. He has published two travel narrative books in Indonesian language, namely: Selimut Debu---Impian dan Kebanggaan dari Negeri Perang Afghanistan (Blanket of Dust---Dreams and Pride from War-torn Afghanistan) and Garis Batas---Perjalanan di Negeri-Negeri Asia Tengah (Borderlines---Journey in Central Asian Countries).

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Genuinely racist and sexist. I could not finish.
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It's an easy read, finished only in 3 hours. I first read Sherlock Holmes stories when I was a primary school student, but had trouble understanding it. But now, reading as an adult, I learned the construction of the story and am able to understand t ...more
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The best nonfiction book I have ever read on Afghanistan. Compelling story, vivid description, meticulous investigation, word class storytelling. It brought Afghanistan and Afghans come to live, this book even introduces Hamid Karzai as a person with ...more
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Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia by Tony Horwitz
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Horwitz is a great writer. Even in this early work of him, he had shown his sharp observation and witty humor. The journey itself is a nostalgia now, read in 2013, Middle East has changed a lot (but some parts are still totally the same as it was wri ...more
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A book on storytelling, but its greatest failure is the storytelling itself. The author emphasizes that good story should have compelling beginning, but the opening chapter of the book is extremely boring (was that Mandalay? Major league? Minor leagu ...more
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Khomeini's Ghost by Con Coughlin
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Buku tentang revolusi Iran, tetapi bukan hanya revolusi. Buku ini juga menceritakan sejarah panjang Iran, bagaimana para Shah dari dinasti Qajar dan Pahlavi menjual kekayaan negara habis-habisan, bagaimana intrik negara-negara imperialis luar seperti ...more
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message 9: by A

A Yoseph hola amigo :)


message 8: by Siva

Siva Armanda hallo mas, nyapa lagi disini :)


message 7: by Aini

Aini makasih mas...salam kenal


message 6: by Andre

Andre Mas Agus, saya kirimkan beberapa typo Garis Batas lewat facebook. Semoga bisa dibaca dari Beijing.


Stebby Julionatan makasih mas agus. salam buku...


message 4: by Dinda

Dinda blekedot uyee mas agus jumat 27 mei 2011 ada di kick andy kan?asek,bagi2 buku gak mas?hehehe


message 3: by Hilmy

Hilmy Nugraha terimakasih sudah menjadi teman,

salam buku,

hilmy


message 2: by Jimmy

Jimmy Salam kenal, Mas Agustinus

Tak sabar menunggu buku selanjutnya.


sastrapertala klo ini ga diblokir y? hehe..


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