@ikanatassa on 10 books you must read before you die

Posted on August 2, 2010

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as i’m a writer, i think i owe you some twits on books

was browsing through my exploding bookshelves this morning, and now im gonna twit you the 10 books you must read before you die

the ‘before you die’ part might be exaggerating a little bit, but if you’re not a reader and you hate reading, you gotta enjoy this 10 books

so here they are, in the order of how many times i’ve read them

#1 @deelestari’s supernova: ksatria, putri, n bintang jatuh. more than a dozen times cover to cover. http://twitpic.com/2aj4n3

why, you might ask? it’s the most comprehensive book on humanity in the perfect mix between facts and fiction.

#2 david foster wallace’s this is water. probably around 10x cover to cover. in 6 months. http://twitpic.com/2aj6lm

a brilliant guy who ended his life too soon. one of 100 greatest writers in the 20th century. #davidfosterwallace

#3 annie leibovitz at work. even if u’re not a photographer, u’ll learn about pursuing a lifelong passion http://twitpic.com/2aj8vr

#4 love letters of great men. the most fascinating book on love. in the words of napoleon, beethoven, and the like http://twitpic.com/2aj9xa

#5 jon stewart’s naked pictures of famous people. the brilliant comedian delivering his sharp, hilarious essays. http://twitpic.com/2ajb82

#6 @istribawel & @adhityamulya’s travelers tale. a story on friendship and finding yourself while you travel😉 http://twitpic.com/2ajq1g

#7 sekar ayu asmara’s pintu terlarang. while the film is brutal, the book will jerk you into a dozen directions. http://twitpic.com/2ajr57

#8 truman capote’s breakfast at tiffany’s. need i say more? http://twitpic.com/2ajrib

#9 jonathan safran foer’s extremely loud and incredibly close. the greatest book from the point of view of a kid. http://twitpic.com/2ajrz5

#10 twitterature. said the cover: humorous reworking of literary classics in tweets. http://twitpic.com/2ajsmr

buat yang nanya beli 10 buku itu dmn: annie leibovitz di kinokuniya grand indo, breakfast at tiffany’s di aksara plz indo …

extremely loud & incredibly close di kinokuniya plz senayan, love letters of great men di borders singapore (tp kyknya di kino udh ada) …

naked pictures of famous people di amazon (belum nemu di manapun lagi), pintu terlarang di @gramedia grand indo, supernova di gramedia medan

this is water di aksara pacific place, travelers tale di @gramedia sun plaza medan, twitterature di aksara pacific place

average price IDR 30k to 200k, the most expensive one is annie leibovitz at IDR 550k, but hey it’s totally worth it

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