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Sunday 13 August 2017

New Arrivals at The Penang Bookshelf in August 2017

New Arrivals at The Penang Bookshelf


August 2017

(Last Updated 31-8-17)

This is a list of new arrivals advertised at The Penang Bookshelf for this month. Please note: -

  • If you want any more information on any book, please click on the relevant link in blue
  • If you click on a link after the current month and find nothing, the book's been sold.  
  • Of course, if you want to buy anything you see here, you can either do so from the site or contact me at 
  • This page will be updated constantly until the end of the month.
  • The prices shown here hold good for at least this month, but for out of print books, the prices may change in subsequent months.
  • All prices include free postage to anywhere in Malaysia.

Malaysia - Anthropology & Sociology

Population Dynamics in a Plural Society: Peninsular Malaysia - Sidhu & Jones   RM180

Malaysia & Singapore - Biography & Memoirs


Malaysia - Business, Economics & Labour
Malaysia & Singapore - Dance & Drama

The Flood and Nero Has Arisen in Malaysia - Lee Joo-For   RM260

Malaysia & Singapore - The 'Emergency'

Wings Over Malaya - George Richey  RM110

Malaysia - Fiction

Hearts and Minds - Mark. Bles RM50

Malaysia & Singapore - Guide Books
Malaysia & Singapore - History (Colonial)
Malaysia & Singapore - Humour

Malaysia & Singapore - Malay Community & Culture

The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World - Edward Frey  RM50

Malaysia & Singapore - Nature & Wildlife
Malaysia & Singapore - Peranakan/Straits Chinese
Malaysia - Orang Asli/Indigenous Peoples

Malaysia - Politics

Malaysia & Singapore - Religion

Fifty Years of the Anglican Church in Singapore Island, 1909-1959 - Loh Keng Aun  RM300

Malaysia & Singapore - World War II

Singapore - Fiction

Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore - Catherine Lim  RM150

Singapore - Politics

Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore  RM90


A Collector's Guide to Chinese Dress Accessories - Valery M Garrett  RM120

Sri Lanka

A Glimpse of Paradise - AC Alles   RM100


Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary - David Teh  RM120

Asia - Anthropology & Sociology

Challenging Sustainability Urban Development and Change in Southeast Asia  RM60

Asia - Arts & Culture

Kendi Pouring Vessels in the University of Malaya Collection - Khoo Joo Ee   RM150

Asia - Fiction

Best of Southeast Asian Erotica - Richard Lord (ed)    RM60

Asia - History
Asia - Religion

Xtras - Travel

The Essential Christmas Island Travel Guide - Beth and Shaun Tierney  RM100