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
Next to Nothing: Stories Keith Banner
O. Henry Prize-winning author Keith Banner’s new collection of short fiction recounts the troubled lives of ne’er-do-wells and outsiders. The banality of life, whether it be trapped in front of the television… More
Flight 505: a novella Leslie Bohem
Billy Sooner made it big. Mickey and Al were left behind. In a bid to recapture the past, they hope to reunite on stage at Madison Square Gardens, before Mickey’s shady past and bingo dauber heroin send them on a trip they… 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
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
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
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
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
Countrycide: Stories L.A. Fields
Pack light, nothing heavier than a backpack, before you open the pages of L.A. Fields’s collection of stories. A never-ending journey awaits you along a Möbius strip that runs the circulatory system from flushed… More
Love Is Sweeter: Stories HC Hsu
In these stories from HC Hsu, men and women move from their stations in the labyrinth of modern life. They are drawn out of the maze in search of connections with another individual. Intimacy can be unexpected, be naked… 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
Daydreamers Jonathan Harper
Kirkus Best Books of 2015
Ne’er-do-wells, prodigal sons and young men without a clue to their present state of mind, let alone their futures, are waiting to be met within the stories of Daydreamers, Jonathan… More