U Soe Thane fails to provide an insider’s account of some of the challenging issues that U Thein Sein faced during his presidency in his book.
The 200-page Burma Storybook documents contemporary Myanmar from literary censorship to freedom of expression, as seen through the eyes of 17 poets.
Davies’ book is a highly readable account of World War II in Myanmar that bears relevance even to today’s situation, writes Lintner.
Wade’s book is a useful and somewhat controversial contribution to the ongoing debate over the conflict that is tearing Rakhine State apart, writes Lintner.
Reshmi Banerjee reviews Jayde Lin Roberts’ book on the Sino-Burmese in Yangon.
Michael Vatikiotis looks at modern Southeast Asia and the power dynamics and conflicts that shape one of the world’s fastest growing regions.