Yuni Amir
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The Bhagavad Gita by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
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My yoga teacher recommended this book to help me understand Yoga better, especially on breathing. Not only I understood the idea of yoga (a little bit more than before), I gained more essential understanding of being human; act of faith and act of ...more
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My favorite among other Murakami's. As always, Murakami put more weight on characters' development - and that usually include an alternative universe. In this book, the alternative universe is fluidity in time eg. timelessness.

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The Vegetarian by Han Kang
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When a lifestyle turns to a personal belief. One tends to get carried away. To be a vegetarian is one thing, to transform oneself to a tree? I may take this literature too literally - Han Kang even described how plants have sex!
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A simple but power reminder to be resilient in facing life's difficulties.
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Waking Up by Sam Harris
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It was a hard read. Had to read multiple of times for one take, then had to compare with the other takes he mentioned earlier in the book to be able to get the overall idea. The 5-star is because I appreciate the different takes on meditation, and ...more
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"Love breaks all taboos" - it was more than a satisfactory read. I felt completed, wholesome reading this book. Amazing, moving plots with bunch of characters development.

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All ideas mentioned in this book are still applicable to this day. Jane Jacobs was a progressive thinker with original and everlasting ideas. I like how the book started by challenging our conservative thinking about cities creation. Then, slowly she ...more
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Neil Gaiman
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.”
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“No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.”
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“Anyway, I'm done with God."
Lily smiled. "But what if it's not God you're mad at?" she said. "What if the thing you're mad at is this idea of God, this really bad idea you got from other people. What if God exists? What if God is love? Aren't you going to feel stupid later?”
David James Poissant, The Heaven of Animals
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“ancient custom of swearing by the testes (hence, ‘testify’).”
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