Hanna Alkaf’s novel The Weight of Our Sky is the first Malaysian young adult novel to be published internationally. It also deals with mental illness and the race riots that took place in Kuala Lumpur on 13 May 1969.
Zunar’s cartoons often rely on puns and in-jokes that non-Malaysians might not always understand. Here’s a quick explainer.
Political cartoonist Zunar has been a long-time critic of the Malaysian government and a target of oppression, but says he has the responsibility to keep using his talents to push for regime change and a better Malaysia.