Other local authors are working hard to promote their books. Chet writes about Kam Raslan's reading at Kinokuniya and reports that the book is selling so well that the warehouse has run out of stock!
You can catch Kam again on 27 May 2007 at Borders The Curve.
Another book that has had to be reprinted already is Dina Zaman's I Am Muslim. I am sad to have missed Dina's reading yesterday afternoon at Borders, the Curve, but hope that it went well.
Just see how nicely Borders is promoting these books in Chet's photos, here and here. And Times (left) recently had The Gift of Rain stacked high in its Bangsar branch with a 25% off special offer! Kinokuniya also has a special 20% off offer on it with the purchase of another book.
Local writers can only succeed if the bookshops here are clued up, and it is great to see so much support.
Ooops. Eric points out in the comments something I missed:
Let's not forget Kam Raslan will also be appearing with Prof. Lim Chee Seng and Nizam Zakaria at the MPH Writers' Circle at MPH One-Utama on May 19, 2007 (Saturday). They will be talking about characterization in fiction. How to develop believable characters in fiction. All lovers of fiction, whether literary or otherwise, should attend.MPH has been doing much good work to promote writers of course with the Writer's Circle Meetings and the Litbloggers Breakfasts.