Famous Taiwanese Bookstore Eslite Spectrum Opens Its First Outlet In Starhill, Kuala Lumpur

eslite spectrum Taiwanese Bookstore @ Starhill Kuala Lumpur

eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur officially opened its doors at The Starhill on 17th December 2022 and stayed open until 1 am in what it dubbed a “Sleepless Saturday” to offer book lovers an extended opportunity to experience the grand opening celebration.

eslite now operates 48 stores in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Suzhou, Tokyo, and Kuala Lumpur. More than just a bookstore, eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur is a cultural venue that offers diverse, multilingual reading experiences, exclusive stationery from all over the world, unique products that are both cultural and creative, lifestyle trends, art exhibitions, and performances, as well as world-class coffee, all under one roof.

Located on the first floor of The Starhill in Bukit Bintang, eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur has turned to Italo Calvino’s iconic novel, Invisible Cities, for design inspiration.

The escalator rides up into a tunnel-like entrance, making it a befitting prelude to the eslite adventure that awaits, beginning with artist Benrei Huang’s rabbit sculpture Nini, who stands watch over the entrance to four themed spaces, namely the City of Arches, The Floating City, the City of Rippling Waves, and the City of Eternal Day.

One of the many outstanding features of eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur is a unique urban literary trail that highlights 17 diverse authors from across the globe.

Also spotlighted are the cities that the authors are associated with; Victor Hugo and Paris; Haruki Murakami and Tokyo; Eileen Chang and Shanghai; Pai Hsien-yung and Taipei and Kuala Lumpur’s own A. Samad Said are just some of the authors featured.

Also, on display is eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur’s first collection of eslite Recommends curated by dedicated staff members, comprising 100 Chinese and English classics from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Suzhou, published between 2020 and 2022.

In addition to thousands of quality made-in-Taiwan products and world-class coffee brands, eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur is inviting Malaysians to interact within the space itself.

eslite spectrum Events

Meanwhile, making a special appearance at the New Year’s Eve “Sleepless Saturday” event will be popular writer Huang Shan Liao, who won eslite bookstore’s best-selling title of the year with his first teen romance novel “If You Never Say Goodbye”, as well as Malaysian singer Zee Avi.

They will be joined by Malaysian musician Keon Chia; world-renowned picture book illustrator and writer Jimmy Liao’s art exhibition; Christmas carols, children’s storytelling sessions, string quartets, jazz performances, handicraft workshops and many other exciting activities. 

eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur is delighted to invite one and all to celebrate the festive season with books, and everything in between.

Sign up as an eslite member and spend a minimum of RM100.00 in a single transaction from today until 29th January 2023 for a chance to win a pair of Kuala Lumpur-Taipei round-trip tickets with STARLUX Airlines; one-night stay in The Ritz-Carlton Suite and Club Executive Deluxe room of The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur; one-night stay in the Junior Suite and Club Executive room of the JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur; and RM1,000.00 worth of book vouchers, etc. 

eslite spectrum is a Taiwanese bookstore chain that has expanded internationally, with locations in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. eslite spectrum stores are known for their wide selection of books, as well as their focus on creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for customers.

eslite spectrum Kuala Lumpur opening hours are from 10am to 10pm daily.