Purveyors of good literature and writing - We only stock the good stuff.Add Silverfish Books to your Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kuala Lumpur sightseeing app.
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Silverfish Books was established in 1999 as an independent shop focussed on literature, philosophy, and Malaysian writing in English - areas which were either neglected or not addressed adequately by mainstream bookstores. We're essentially a book-boutique for readers BY readers, and all our titles are painstakingly (and arguably lovingly) hand-selected, with many unavailable in any 'mega' store anywhere - we* are* serious and committed to good, quality reading and writing.
We are also the leading publishers of Malaysian writing in English - our very first book, Silverfish New Writing 1 (published in 2000), is an anthology of short stories from Malaysia, Singapore and beyond, which attracted post-colonial writers from all over the world. We're simultaneously, publishers, a bookstore, and an education center.
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Silverfish Books Reviews
A cosy bookstore that sells hard-to-find Malaysian historical books, short stories, novels and children books. There's also a reference library of super rare books for researchers or curious minds for the past.
Had a good time as a book lover!
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