I discuss Orthodox Christian books rather frequently on this blog, and I get questions once in a while on how to find them in Malaysia. It can be very challenging especially for physical copies of books. Here are some options I have been able to identify.
Send me a message using the contact page of this blog (https://orthodoxinmalaysia.wordpress.com/contact/). Especially if you live somewhere in the Klang Valley, I might know someone who has the book you are looking for and you might be able to borrow it.
If you don’t insist of a physical copy of a book, we have some good options.
- Ancient Faith Publishing, a large Orthodox publisher based in America has an eBook store here: http://store.ancientfaith.com/ebooks/
- Google’s eBook store (https://play.google.com/books) has a decent collection, and I have purchased several books from there and have been happy with it.
- Amazon’s Kindle Store (https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Store/) is another option.
- Orthodoxebooks.org (http://www.orthodoxebooks.org) has a very large collection of free eBooks. (Thanks to Jonathan Yeoh for this recommendation). It does include some texts from churches not in communion with Orthodoxy though. I suspect this website is run by Coptic Christians.
A lot of important Orthodox books are old, and thus do not have any copyright restrictions. I have been able to find some important texts online.
There are plenty of Christian bookstores in big Malaysian cities. Of course, they will mostly carry only Roman Catholic and Protestant books, but you can find patristic writings occasionally, and I have seen a copy of the Orthodox study bible (pictured above) once.
Online Book Retailers
I know some Malaysians have had some success ordering books off Amazon and other online retailers.
Here are some discussions with instructions I have found online
Do you know of another way to obtain Orthodox Christian books?
Please share in the comments if you know another way to obtain Orthodox books!