Book lovers, brace yourselves for the pain...
According to Malay Mail, Sharmini Aphrodite's short story Ouroboros, Ouroboros was one of 20 entries out of over 5,000 works from literature written across the Commonwealth to make the shortlist last year.In 2019, two Malaysian writers made the shortlist for the contest with Saras Manickam's entry My Mother Pattu winning the Asian regional title award.Regional winners — comprising of Asia, Africa, Canada, Europe, Caribbean, and the Pacific — will receive GBP2,500 (RM14,200). […]
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This quaint book cafe is jam-packed with affordable new fiction books, biographies, and graphic novels. If you can't find the book you're looking for, the store owner will happily do their best to source it for you! You can comfortably sit at a table, read on their luxurious couch, or chill by the counter. According to a few reviewers, you can get an excellent cup of coffee and... Click here to read […]
In 2018, Kuala Lumpur was named 'World Book Capital 2020' by the The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) director-general Audrey Azoulay. Cities who are given this title are expected to organise activities and campaigns that celebrate books and reading throughout the year. According to UNESCO, "[Kuala Lumpur] was selected because of its strong focus... Click here to read the full article. Source:
With everyone staying at home, the bookstore's website, MPHOnline.com, saw a significant increase in sales as a result of the quick change in consumer buying behaviour during the Movement Control Order (MCO).MPH Group chief executive officer Donald Kee revealed that the company is in the midst of upgrading their online store and are expecting to relaunch it in the fourth quarter of... Click here to read the full article. Source:
Despite no official announcement from the company, netizens from across the country have taken to social media to share that their neighbourhood outlets were closing.Over the last few days, some said they saw staff emptying shelves and packing books in boxes, while some stores were having moving out clearance sales. A viral post by Facebook user Zatika Izati Puade listed nine... Click here to read the full article. Source: