Sharon Bakar

Recent and archived articles by Sharon Bakar

31 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

Second book from Chiew-Siah Tei

Award-winning Malaysian-born author Chiew-Siah Tei’s second novel continues to explore themes of identity, culture and belonging.

Chiew-Siah Tei, author of Little Hut Of Leaping Fishes and The Mouse Deer Kingdom.
24 Feb 2013 | 7:00 AM

Pleasure’s in the details

This is very thoroughly researched historical fiction that is never weighed down by the details.

30 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Analogue and ancient vs digital and modern


2 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Confidence shines

This local author's debut short story collection nicely shows off her development as a writer.

25 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Old tales, new magic

Presenting one of the best Malaysian short story collections of recent years.

28 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Lesson for the digital future

Two renowned authors share insights into the future of the book.

29 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

If you love books

Here's intriguing insight into the preoccupations of one of the world's most important authors.

5 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Standing proud

Our Frank O'Connor debutant stacks up quite nicely against the competition.

6 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Leap of faith

A Malaysian-born, Glasgow-based author, whose first novel has been much applauded, tells of her road to literary fame.

23 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Sip slowly to relish

A blogger who shifted from the screen to the printed page offers a very personal book that it is also a cultural record of a time and place greatly changed.