Kesatria, Putri, dan Bintang Jatuh: Supernova #1 (Dee Lestari, 2001)

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Title: Kesatria, Putri, dan Bintang Jatuh (Supernova #1)
Author: Dee Lestari
Published: 2001 (republished 2012)
Publisher: Bentang Pustaka
Cover: Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction, Romance
Language: Bahasa Indonesia
Pages: 322 halaman
ISBN-13: 978-602-881-172-9

Sinopsis Official

Menunaikan ikrar mereka untuk berkarya bersama, pasangan Dimas dan Reuben mulai menulis roman yang diberi judul Kesatria, Putri, dan Bintang Jatuh.

Paralel dengan itu, dalam kehidupan nyata, sebuah kisah cinta terlarang terjalin antara Ferre dan Rana. Hubungan cinta mereka merepresentasikan dinamika yang terjadi antara tokoh Kesatria dan Putri dalam fiksi Dimas dan Reuben. Tokoh ketiga, Bintang Jatuh, dihadirkan oleh seorang peragawati terkenal bernama Diva, yang memiliki profesi sampingan sebagai pelacur kelas atas.

Tanpa ada yang bisa mengantisipasi, kehadiran sosok bernama Supernova menjadi kunci penentu yang akhirnya merajut kehidupan nyata antara Ferre-Rana-Diva dengan kisah fiksi karya Dimas-Reuben dalam satu dimensi kehidupan yang sama.

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How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy (Stephen Witt, 2015)

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Original Title: How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy
Alternative Title 1: How Music Got Free: What happens when an entire generation commits the same crime?
Alternative Title 2: How Music Got Free: The Inventor, The Mogul, and The Thief
Alternative Title 3: How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention
Author: Stephen Richard Witt
Publisher: Viking
Publication date: June 16, 2015
Genre: Non-fiction, Music, Law/Crime, Science/Technology, Economics/Business, Cultural, History
Pages number: 304
Cover: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-052-542-661-5
Awards:
1. Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Nominee for Shortlist (2015)
2. Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Science & Technology (2015)

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What happens when an entire generation commits the same crime?

How Music Got Free is a riveting story of obsession, music, crime, and money, featuring visionaries and criminals, moguls and tech-savvy teenagers. It’s about the greatest pirate in history, the most powerful executive in the music business, a revolutionary invention and an illegal website four times the size of the iTunes Music Store.

Journalist Stephen Witt traces the secret history of digital music piracy, from the German audio engineers who invented the mp3, to a North Carolina compact-disc manufacturing plant where factory worker Dell Glover leaked nearly two thousand albums over the course of a decade, to the high-rises of midtown Manhattan where music executive Doug Morris cornered the global market on rap, and, finally, into the darkest recesses of the Internet.

Through these interwoven narratives, Witt has written a thrilling book that depicts the moment in history when ordinary life became forever entwined with the world online — when, suddenly, all the music ever recorded was available for free. In the page-turning tradition of writers like Michael Lewis and Lawrence Wright, Witt’s deeply-reported first book introduces the unforgettable characters—inventors, executives, factory workers, and smugglers—who revolutionized an entire artform, and reveals for the first time the secret underworld of media pirates that transformed our digital lives.

An irresistible never-before-told story of greed, cunning, genius, and deceit, How Music Got Free isn’t just a story of the music industry—it’s a must-read history of the Internet itself.

Named one of Time magazine’s Best Books of 2015 So Far • Long-listed for the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New York Times

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