With the elections just around the corner, more publishers in Myanmar are putting out books on politics. Among those that the National Library of Australia received in September are Ko Ko Hlaing’s Politics, Democracy & Elections, Maung Wuntha’s collected articles on political personalities and events at home and abroad, as well as Dr. Aung Ko Ko’s National Affairs & Economic Policy.
Other books received include Htin Lin Kyaw’s history of the national lottery, Thakin Hla Kun’s account of parachuting in from India to fight the Japanese Imperial Army in 1945, Kyi Min’s recollections of postgraduate study at Queensland University–which includes remarks on the Australian accent–and a volume of selected articles from the Gandaloka periodical, 1928-1935. And for readers who have had enough of the serious stuff there’s Dr. Nu Myat’s well illustrated account of her time in Korea, as seen above. The Korean Wave is not over yet.
Readers of Burmese can find the list of titles with call numbers in PDF format.[This post is provided by the National Library of Australia as part of our Book Zone feature. For further information on the featured publications contact Nick Cheesman at [email protected]]