Yudistra Darma Dorai’s impressions of Rehman Rashid’s latest book.
Daniel Teoh briefly reviews Hannah Yeoh’s autobiography.
We live in exciting times where the Dragon of the East has risen from its slumber and clashes with the other powers in the world. In this book, Nina Hachigian, who is now heading the US mission to ASEAN, pairs American and Chinese experts to engage in a series of letter exchanges. Academics and former […]
Cassandra Chung reviews The Wrong Enemy by Carlotta Gall. Set in the aftermath 9/11, when Americans started their attack on Afghanistan in the hopes of crippling Osama bin Laden’s extremist movement, Gall goes into the role of Pakistan in the Afghan-American war, emphasising the country’s funding of Muslim extremists, most notably the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. […]
Daniel Teoh reviews Khaled Hosseini’s latest offering.
The MCCHR Resource Center houses hundreds of materials on social and political sciences, but the best kept secret (in my opinion) is the selection of books that creatively illustrate law and social activism. One such book is The Law of Superheroes by American attorneys James Daily and Ryan Davidson. This book originated from a blog […]
Lee Kok Hoong muses about the crossover between the legal profession and fiction.
Daniel Teoh reviews this poignant recollection of Yasmin Ahmad, as remembered by those close to her.
Mary O’Donovan explores the concept of indigeneity in this review of The Politics of Indigeneity.
Thoughts on Ken Robinson’s self-help tome about finding our purpose in life.
Justine Tan reviews Victor Frankl’s seminal work, Man’s Search for Meaning.
Daniel Teoh reviews the winner of this year’s Walter Scott Prize.
Can Christopher Hitchens bring out the contrarian in Sha-Lyn?
UndiMsia! turns 1. Much to expect at the #UM1stBday event.
The inner-workings of treaties and its diverse approaches.
Marcus calls on us to believe.
An imperfect record of the Perak Crisis, but nevertheless necessary reading for all conscientious Malaysians keen on preserving liberty and democracy. A useful tool, perhaps, in proactively combating the looming constitutional crisis in Selangor, 2011?
The Perak case is significant to all Malaysians, as its implications are far-reaching not just for other state governments but also at the national level, especially as discussion is underway on the relationship between the civil service-royalty-political parties in the state of Selangor presently.
LoyarBaca‘s first publication Perak: A State of Crisis (PASOC) has been a runaway hit and will soon be in Malaysia’s major bookstores through leading indie, activist distributor, Pak Chong’s GerakBudaya. We have sold out copies at hand for the moment (second impressions are on the way), but you may purchase them directly from GerakBudaya here. […]