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On Books and Noir with Paul French

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New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award winner Paul French recently graced us with his presence, speaking at the Singapore Writers Festival on the changes China has gone through and its impact on the world, along with the challenges and attractions of researching the history of Shanghai and Singapore. In case you missed the […]

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Singlit Saturdays: Short Stories to Binge

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Singaporeans are a busy bunch, and we don’t always have the time to get through thick novels. Here are some great short stories by local authors that you can binge quickly. Source: https://gph.is/1HOqJ8r These Foolish Things by Yeo Wei Wei Source: http://po.st/dLQWHU In the collection’s titular story, a woman returns home from Phuket to find that […]

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10 Best Book Covers of 2018

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Book covers are incredibly important. They’re the first things you see before picking it out from the shelves. Today, we’ve picked ten of our favourite book covers of 2018. Did your favourites make the list? 1. The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce Source: http://po.st/9nqyYG Here’s a clever design that makes sense and doesn’t at the same […]

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Books to Pack For Your Next Holiday

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Holidays are just around the corner! After a tiring work or school year, sometimes we just need time to recharge. For different people this means different things. Take a fulfilling break with any of these three different books depending on your mood. 1. Laughter is the best medicine Source: https://gph.is/1LjbfOM It is usually ill-advised to […]

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5 Things I Loved About ‘The Shadow of the Wind’

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I recently picked up The Shadow of the Wind and before I knew it, Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s novel quickly became my closest companion from dawn to dusk. It was so captivating, I just could not put it down. Without further ado, here are my reasons why you should read The Shadow of the Wind. Source: […]

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