My Advice to Young Indonesians Who Aspire to Write in English

Just as a painter can’t become one without immersing himself to great works of art, a writer cannot succeed without making reading his religion

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Durians and Southeast Asians

Like distinguishing one variety of Durian to another, to know another Southeast Asian's nationality is by looking inside, not through his looks, and definitely through the colour of his skin

The White Master

How funny that to be able to cure a recurring nostalgia it would mean to run into the White Master's kitchen. His door is open 24 hours. Tonight I drove into one of his branches. The White Master is in Malang, with that gigantic M perching on a pole, as if it were a banner… Continue reading The White Master