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Growing Up in KL: 10 Years of the Bangsar Boy

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GROWING UP IN KL is a selection of stories from “The Bangsar Boy” column in The Star, which began in 2006. Featured alongside these stories are musings, observations and responses to the original articles by a host of Malaysian personalities including Yasmin Yusuff, Elaine Daly, Low Ngai Yuen, Carmen Soo, Ivy Josiah, Zahim Albakri, Jo Kukathas, Kuah Jenhan, Sasha Saidin, R ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 2017 by MPH Group Publishing
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Lyana Khairuddin
Jan 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
I have been a fan of the #bangsarboy for years. What made this book stands out from the many column-compilation books saturating the market today is simply this: Niki writes from his heart.

Niki Cheong has been commentating on the Malaysian diaspora for many years, not only through his column but through what can be collectively called "unity initiatives". Here is someone who not just lament about an idea, but a catalyst for the implementation of said idea (I WANT A SPICE GIRLS REUNION IN KL, TO
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Daliso Ngoma
Jan 30, 2017 rated it liked it
I just wish this book was put in chronological order in terms of the dating of the articles.
The responses given after each of the articles was a nice touch.
Also, the placement of the pictures would ideally have made more sense if placed either in the middle of the book or the end of the book rather than the in-between that can be seen when flipping through the book.
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