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Help Us Support Local Filmmaking!

Hi folks! We are helping to raise funds for the production of Kuman Pictures' Pendatang, a Malaysian action thriller. Kuman Pictures, who is headed by our good friend Amir Muhammad, has opted to crowdfund the resources required for the film's creation instead of relying on large companies or corporate sponsors ...

Why ‘Covidball Z’ matters

by Fong Min Hun Just how much of the past two-and-a-half years do you remember? For example, do you recall that when COVID-19 vaccinations were first introduced, rumour had it that the vaccines contained microchips and were part of an Illuminati plot to control the world? Or that at one ...

Lit Review: ‘We Could Not See the Stars’ by Elizabeth Wong

by Fong Min Hun As booksellers, Elaine and I constantly work through an endless pile of books to determine their suitability for our shelves. We usually divvy up the books between us and avoid reading the same book to speed up the assessment process (which makes for interesting book conversation, ...

Lit Recap: Author event with Hanna Alkaf

Malaysian author Hanna Alkaf’s third novel, Queen of the Tiles, is set in the world of competitive Scrabble. Hence it was only fitting that the author session held at Lit Books on 2 July, 2022 would feature life-size Scrabble boards where attendees could try their hand at fielding high-scoring words ...