Karnival Karangkraf 2011

For those of you who are book lovers, you would be interested to know that media publisher Karangkraf is holding their Karnival Karangkraf 2011 at their premises in Shah Alam, Selangor. The event is taking place this weekend, from 28th to 30th January 2011. To be honest, it is of little interest to me as I am not really a fan of what Karangkraf publishes, apart from Majalah i. But if they are your thing, there’s nothing to stop you from going for it. All other details are in the poster above.

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The fuss over “Interlok”

Some bloggers have been commenting about it, so permit me to join the bandwagon as well. Truth be told, I really think that the issue has been played out of proportion. The book was written by SN Abdullah Hussain in the 1970s and some four decades later, it is causing such a ruckus? Gosh, I think some people are really (mis)using this issue for political capital. Considering that those making such a fuss about it are members of a political party which was nearly wiped out in Election 2008, I think this assessment isn’t too far off the mark after …

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Revived at last!

So I decided to dredge this blog from the depths of development hell, give it a fresh look with a nice new WordPress theme, and turn it into a personal project of mine. You can actually read about the story of this revival effort here. Oh yes, I have renamed the blog to “The Bibliaholic Blog”, of which the genesis behind the name you can see here. To cut a very long story short, I will post reviews about books, books and nothing else but books. Of course, since I do pride myself as a Muslim internet activist, most of …

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