Goenawan Mohamad: Fighting graft with his pen

All Things Books / Review

About Faith in Writing: Forty Years of Essays,
Written by Nur Asyiqin Mohamad Salleh, and was originally published in The Straits Times,
Nov 08, 2015


What is a man who loves his country to do when his homeland is plagued with corruption and oppression, when it carries the scars of a bloody past, and when – even now – it seems lumbering and adrift?

Goenawan Mohamad – journalist, activist, poet – chose to write. In this hefty book of short essays – laden with both substance and style – he shows that one can love a country even when it lets one down.

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