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This is a selection of the books I have reviewed. You may also join me in discussing books. To do that, join My Little Bookshelf Facebook Group. This is where you can share with other members the books that you own, and even the books you have written.

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The Durian Tourist's Guide to Penang

by Lindsay Gasik

Review Date: 13 July, 2018


The Fierce Aunty's No-Nonsense Guide to the Perfect Laksa

by Nazlina Hussin

Review Date: 19 September, 2017


The Towns of Malaya

by Dr Neil Khor, Mariana Isa and Maganjeet Kaur.

Review Date: 19 July, 2017


Antara Sejarah dan Mitos

by Ahmat Adam.

Review Date: 8 October, 2016


Tarikh Kuala Kubu (1780-1931)

by Ahmad Termizi Yaacob (editor).

Review Date: 26 September, 2016


Kuala Lumpur Street Names

by Mariana Isa and Maganjeet Kaur.

Review Date: 23 October, 2015


My Little Bookshelf

This is a selection of my books by subject.


  1. Dogs

Art & Architecture

  1. Gothic Art


  1. Biographical Dictionary of Merchantile Personalities of Penang
  2. Enid Blyton
  3. Unsung Patriot: Wong Pow Nee


  1. Rich Dad, Poor Dad


  1. Asian Pies
  2. Mooncake Sonata
  3. The Fierce Aunty's No-Nonsense Guide to the Perfect Laksa


  1. Protein Power
  2. Wheat Belly


  1. China: The World's Oldest Living Civilization Revealed
  2. Pirates, Predators of the Seas
  3. Socio-Historical Development of the Kampung Cina Settlement in Kuala Terengganu
  4. The Origin of Chinese Kongsi
  5. The Straits Chinese


  1. Fujianese Dictionary and Phrasebook

Non Fiction

  1. The King's Speech


  1. Chinese Clans in Penang
  2. Complete History of the World
  3. Penang - Rites of Belonging in a Malaysian Chinese Community
  4. Penang's History, My Story
  5. The Chulia in Penang
  6. The Pinang Peranakan Mansion


  1. Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers

Tintin in Malay

  1. Pulau Hitam


  1. When China Rules the World

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