Friday, 18 January 2008
The bare details
New Malaysian Essays 1 is the first of a planned annual series concentrating on local non-fiction writing. From polemic to ode to memoir, this series invites Malaysian readers – and writers – to notice, analyse and interpret the living, throbbing, squelching vitality around them. Multi-disciplinary, multi-tasking and best appreciated on multi-vitamins, this first collection takes us from Brian Yap's election-era critique to Amir Muhammad's alternative lexicon by way of Burhan Baki's elegant deconstructions, Aminuddin Mahmud's seminar on branding and Saharil Hasnin Sanin's knockabout ruminations on language before rounding off with Sonia Randhawa's stirring call for national (and therefore personal) self-realisation.
Writers: Brian Yap, Aminuddin Mahmud, Burhan Baki, Saharil Hasrin Sanin, Amir Muhammad & Sonia Randhawa
Length: 256 pages.
Size: 21cm (height) and 17.9cm (width)
Language: English (80%) and Malay (20%).
Published by Matahari Books
Design & Layout by Bright Lights at Midnight
Printed by Academe
Retail price: RM36
National Library Catalogue-in-Publication
Launch date: 16 February 2008 (8pm; Central Market Annexe, top floor)
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Mahal sikit lah, beb! :P
Ada pre-order discount like last time? And do you do overseas delivery this time? :P
betol betol.. ada special price during the launch tak?
come to the launch and find out, fatboy ;-)
ok i will ;)
where's yr launch on 16th?
ah! added the info.
had to change printer this morning. in fact, have to change the entire distribution plan. sheesh.
i just figure out about your blog..
can i still order the book, using ur account today? or u already have distributor?
It is now distributed by Gerakbudaya in most Malaysian shops. If you wanna buy online I suggest Kinibooks and you get a free book :-)
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