Areca Books has also republished two titles by Khoo Salma Nasution, namely, The Streets of George Town Penang, (first published in 1993) which has sold more than 20,000 copies and Penang Postcard Collection (first published in 2003), a perennial favourite. We are proud to announce that The Chulia in Penang was shortlisted for the ICAS Book Prize, Best Study in the Humanities and won the ICAS Colleagues’ Choice Award in 2015. Areca Books is the first Malaysian publisher to have won this prestigious award organised by the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS).
A total of 11 books have been listed by the National Book Council as 50 Best Titles* for International Rights in 2011 and 2013.
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