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This blogspot is a medium to share my thoughts and adventures apart from promoting my books. Below are the books which have been written or authored and published by myself.


"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Mencari Diri dan Erti".

ISBN 983-42031-0-1, Jun 2006


"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Membela Syiar yang Asal"

ISBN 983-42031-1-x, May 2007


"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Sirih Pulang ke Gagang?"

ISBN 978-983-42031-2-2, November 2007


It is interesting to note that while these books were written in Malay it has gained enough attention to merit being part of the collections of the American Library of Congress and National Library of Australia. Look here and here.


While the first three books were published by my own company, the fourth titled "Rumah Azan" was published in April 2009 by a company called Karnadya with the help of the Malaysian national literary body Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. It features beautiful pictures along with stories behind selected mosques which could be related to the history of Islam and the Malays alongside the formation of the Malaysian nation. Look at the article A collaboration of old collegemates - the book "Rumah Azan".


My fifth book "Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and Malay Sultanates", an English translation and adaptation of the Malay book "Ahlul Bait (Keluarga) Rasulullah SAW dan Kesultanan Melayu" authored by Hj Muzaffar Mohamad and Tun Suzana Othman was published early 2010. Look here... My 5th book is out! Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and the Malay Sultanates... . For more information check out my Malay blogspot CATATAN SI MERAH SILU.



Like my fourth book "Rumah Azan", the sixth book "Kereta Api Menuju Destinasi" is also a coffee-table book which is published by the company Karnadya with the cooperation of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (the main Malay literary body in Malaysia). Coming out January 2011 it features pictures and stories on the adventure travelling by train to all of Peninsular Malaysia along with the interesting places which could be reached this way.


My seventh book "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" in turn is a coffee-table book which is written, editted, designed and has pictures taken by me. Coming out of the factory October 2011, this book which combines family history with history of places such as Singapura, Johor, Batu Pahat, Muar and in fact the history of the island of Java and England has been reviewed with me interviewed live in the program Selamat Pagi Malaysia at RTM1. Look at the article Siaran langsung ulasan buku "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" dan temu ramah di Selamat Pagi Malaysia. Some selected contents have been featured in Sneak peek "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah".


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The "Berpetualang ke Aceh" series of novels could be obtained in e-book form. Enter http://www.e-sentral.com/, click general novel and go to page 4. You can also type the word "Aceh" at the search box. Or click straight Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3.


Tuesday, December 16, 2008

11th December 2008, the day I got hitched (again!)


Here is a picture of me signing a certain important document. For information, I just got hitched (as in married) again! (this is my second time)...

Eleven days ago, I wrote an article here titled What's on December 11th? . Well, that's what happened on that date... I got hitched. That aside from the fact that the movie "The day the earth stood still" was premiered at Malaysian cinemas.

By the way, I watched the movie with my dear wife last night. And for information the pictures in the article A family outing to Morib... made earlier tonight was taken just half an hour before the wedding. My family then were on the way from Kuala Lumpur to the bride's place at Tanjung Sepat some 100 km away.

We were scheduled to be at the village mosque in Tanjung Sepat for the occasion after the Zuhur prayers which should be around 1.30 pm but found ourself in front of Morib, 17 km away from the mosque with about 45 minutes to spare. Since we have the time and many of us have never been to Morib while the rest last went there decades ago, why not take a breather there.

So that should tie up the latest 3 articles here together. Good night everyone. Cheers! :]

7 comments:

Green Malay said...

congrats brother....

ppp/itm 1995-2000

Radzi Sapiee said...

Thanks! :]

pakmet said...

Tahniah bro...

Semoga berbahagia di samping yang tercinta.

All the best.:-)

Anonymous said...

congrats ...

'tis the date of my 10th anniversary ...

Pootz in Boots said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
I am so happy for you, sahabat!

nurleeta said...

salamm..hope it's still not too late - Tahniah.. semoga kekal bahagia ke akhir hayat..

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