Tan Twan Eng

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Letting Little Things Talk

INTERVIEW with Tan Twan Eng. In Penang Monthly, February 2014. OOI KEE BENG: What fascinates me greatly about your writing is your ability – and your apparent need – to embellish your narration with a sensitive description of some act or item occurring on the side. I hesitate to use the word “embellish”, because very … Continue reading

The Importance of Being Inspirable

By OOI KEE BENG, Editorial for Penang Monthly, February 2014. It’s always a bit disconcerting when a notion forms in your mind and you cannot find a good word for it. Memory going bad? Mental energy running out? Bad vocabulary? In many cases, it is one of the above – or more. Also, when you … Continue reading