David Scott Mathieson reviews Andrew Selth’s 2019 book ‘Secrets and Power in Myanmar: Intelligence and the Fall of General Khin Nyunt’.
In its implausible account of her ‘adventures’ in military-ruled Myanmar, Amaryllis Fox’s dishonest, self-serving memoir typifies too much Western writing on the country.
A fictionalized account of the life of beauty queen-turned Karen rebel leader Louisa Benson has a message about the West’s bad conscience for Yangon’s peace industry.
The memoirs of two senior figures in Myanmar’s ex-military government shed light on the junta’s machinations, and expose the cracks in the monolithic image it projected.
As international scrutiny of Myanmar mounts, Rosalie Metro’s novel offers perspective on how the values Westerners carry often undermine their well-intentioned efforts.
A major book sale is returning to Yangon’s Myanmar Expo Hall for a second year with organizers offering discounts of 90 percent.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi presents democracy as a moral value, author Michal Lubina argues in his analysis of the State Counselor’s political thought.