Areca Books

Helmed by historian Khoo Salma Nasution, Areca Books is a niche publisher based in the George Town World Heritage Site, Penang. A number of their publications are pioneering works on social history, biographies, cultural heritage, architecture, the environment and visual arts. The books are well researched and richly illustrated, appealing to general readers as well as academic researchers of Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Areca Books is also committed to building a community of authors and contributors who care about history and places of cultural significance.