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By Lynn D'Cruz

Marina Mahathir's cacophony of truths

INTERVIEW Born in 1957, Marina Mahathir, the eldest daughter of Malaysia's longest serving prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, found her niche and voice in writing on socio-political issues, and has been doing so for the last 20 years.

Deliberately intent in steering change within Malaysia, Marina is famous for endorsing issues her father vehemently opposed.

Her recent book ‘Telling it Straight', a compilation of Marina's writing since 2004, charts both the consistencies and changes in her views over the last eight years...