When the de la Cruz Family Danced Donna Miscolta
During his one and only return visit to the Philippines, Johnny de la Cruz-plagued by a sense of isolation-succumbs to a quick sexual encounter with an old flame, the attractive and beguiling Bunny Piña. Years later,… More
Body 2 Body: A Malaysian Queer Anthology Jerome Kugan et al.
Body 2 Body: A Malaysian Queer Anthology is the first of its kind: a compilation of original creative writing on the gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals and transvestites of the country. Long denied a voice in the… More
Without Anchovies Kok Yee Chua
Heart-rending, hilarious, irreverent, fantastical, macabre and one hundred per cent Malaysian, all at the same time. In these twenty-two stories by Chua Kok Yee writes about the mundane and the bizarre with equal … More
News from Home Shih-Li Kow Kok Yee Chua et al.
Ten stories from each writer, 30 stories in all to introduce readers to three new Malaysian authors, each with his or her own distinct voice, each with a slightly different story to tell and way of telling it.
Shih-Li Kow… More
Tales from the Court Matthew Thomas
A delightful collection of 14 stories by Indian Malaysian writer, Matthew Thomas, in which “… characters come vividly to life: from Eddodes, the creative and legendary builder of castles in the air and Boniface… More
Supernova Dewi Lestari
Supernova: The Knight, The Princess and the Falling Star presents a series of intertwined and unconventional love stories, straight and gay, with a bit of science and spirituality added to the mix.
The major characters… More
Tanah Tujuh Antares
Tanah Tujuh is what a large number of Orang Asli (the original people, the aborginals of Malaysia) tribes call our planet. Tanah Tujuh: Close Encounters with the Temuan Mythos chronicles Antares’ initiation… More
I Am Muslim Dina Zaman
I am Muslim is a selfish journey of faith. Dina meets shamans, nationalists, moderates and gets into all sorts of scrapes, to discover what Islam means to Muslims in Malaysia. Heartbreaking, angry and downright funny.… More
The Female Cell Rumaizah Abu Bakar
A collection of twenty fiction and travel stories from Egypt, Turkey, Mecca, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Malacca. Rumaizah’s stories are unpretentious and delightful, with an uncanny ability to… More
Ripples Shih-Li Kow
25 wonderful stories full of wit and charm from Chinese-Malaysian writer Sih-Li Kow, Shortlisted for the 2009 Frank O’Connor Short Story Award.
“If you were getting tired of fiction, this is the place … More
Through It Came Bright Colors Trebor Healey
Through It Came Bright Colors is the story of Neill Cullane, a closeted, conflicted 21-year-old who lives in two worlds, light years and a short drive of his beat-up VW bug apart. At home, he’s the dutiful son of … More
Hong Kong Rose Xu Xi
In October of 1987, Rose Kho, Hong Kong girl who left home, returned and has left it again for New York to escape her life, reflects, scotch in hand, as the sun sets on the Statue of Liberty. Meanwhile, the Feds are ransacking… More
Six Positions Andy Quan
Written with a poet’s sense of language and the quirky voice of an outsider among outsiders, Six Positions takes the reader on a frank and entertaining international road trip of clubs, baths, and sex parties.… More
Quill Neal Drinnan
A novel in two parts: Part I: Je Louse, 1999. “Beware of ex-lovers with quills”, warns the preface of Elliot Bernard’s new novel Je Louse. Blaise spent six torrid years with the world-famous novelist,… More
Pussy’s Bow Neal Drinnan
Murder, ghosts, and runway modeling. The basic ingredients: a wealthy 34-year-old gym junkie doctor with a taste for steroids; a pompous and tarnished English ex-pat with a master’s in expediency; a successful,… More
Izzy and Eve Neal Drinnan
It seems forever that Israel (Izzy) and Evangeline (Eve)—a gay man and his woman friend—have lived together while the city around them crumbles. He’s an erotic cartoonist; she makes exotic jewellery and works… More