Nonik, sebuah cerpen
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Nonik, sebuah cerpen

Cerpen: Ratih Kumala Dimuat: Esquire Indonesia, Edisi Desember 2011 Aida tak pernah menyangka, episode hidupnya bakal seperti adegan film Hollywood: sebuah lampu 7 watt menggantung, bergoyang-goyang di dalam sarangnya hingga hanya menerangi meja yang di atasnya ada sebuah tape. Kaset berpita itu terus berputar, seolah menghipnotisnya untuk mengaku. Mengaku? Mengaku apa? Aida senyatanya tak tahu…
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Finishing New Novel
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Finishing New Novel

It’s been three years since I got the first idea of writing this novel about ‘kretek’ (clove-cigarette), the signature cigarette of Indonesia. This is the longest period for me finishing a piece of novel. I guess it explains why I always support producing cigarette (especially kretek), though I don’t smoke at all. I got my…
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Date Night: Lenka

Date Night: Lenka

Lenka is the most adorable singer I’ve ever known. When I knew she would hold a concert in Jakarta, I made my husband look for her ticket! He looked for it in Disctara in some malls, but the ticket was sold out. Good thing, finally he found in on the internet. So, on 5 October…
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