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  Books Reviewed in PSSM's “Scholars' Choice” column in The Star in 2003  
  Mohammad A. Quayum and Peter C. Wicks (eds), Malaysian Literature in English: A Critical Reader. Petaling Jaya , Malaysia : Pearson Education Malaysia , 2001. (by Dr Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, University of Malaya )  
  Ien Ang , On Not Speaking Chinese, Living Between Asia and the West . London: Routledge, 2001 . ( by Sharmani Patricia Gabriel , University of Malaya )  
  Meredith L. Weiss and Saliha Hassan (eds ) , Social Movements in Malaysia: From Moral Communities to NGOs . London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003 (by Dr Claudia Derichs, University of Duisburg ).  
  Samuel P. Huntington and Lawrence E. Harrison (eds), Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress , New York : Basic Books, 2001 (by Lee Hwok Aun, University of Malaya )  
  Edmund Terence Gomez (ed.), Political Business in East Asia , London : Routledge, 2002 (by Dr William Case, Griffith University )  

a) Hwang In-Won, Personalized Politics: The Malaysian State under Mahathir , Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2003;

b) Jomo K.S., M Way: Mahathir's Economic Legacy , Kuala Lumpur: Forum, 2003;

c) Khoo Boo Teik, Beyond Mahathir: Malaysian Politics and its Discontents , London: Zed Books, 2003; and

d) Francis Loh Kok Wah and Johan Saravanamuttu (editors), New Politics in Malaysia , Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2003;

(all reviewed by Dr Edmund Terence Gomez, University of Malaya)

  Ashis Nandy, Time Warps: Silent and Evasive Pasts in Indian Politics and Religion. London : Hurst & Company, 2002 (by Dr Edmund Terence Gomez, University of Malaya )