Thu 15 Sep 2016
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“My Conscience: An Exile’s Memoir of Burma” by U Kyaw Win. Resource Publications, Eugene, Oregon. 254 pages. US$24.
In times like these, when Burma is undergoing major changes, there is no shortage of essay collections in which Western academics and other observers try to make sense of a seemingly bewildering situation. But the quality of those writings varies and few, if any, reflect the views and sentiments of the Burmese themselves.