National Reading Movement

Category Archive: Non-Fiction

Three Books that May Change Your Perspective on Life and Money

Life can be an endless rat race, especially when the world around us is on a pointless pursuit to get ahead financially. Source: If that’s the case, it’s time to pause to get some mental and spiritual reflection. Here are three books that may change your perspective on life and money. The Rent Collector […]

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Behind the Global Financial Crisis

It has been 11 years since the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis. The economic emergency started in the United State’s subprime mortgage market, and soon snowballed into an international crisis. Source: Are you curious to find out how you can protect yourself against such crises in the future? Today, we’ll explore books […]

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3 Tips For Surviving the Gig Economy

Did you know that the number of freelancers in Singapore is increasing? There are many advantages of being a freelancer—it is more flexible than a traditional office job, and it could be a great way to generate some income on the side. If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a freelancer but don’t know where to […]

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On Books and Noir with Paul French

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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Biographies of the Richest in Asia

All this hype over Crazy Rich Asians (which we have unlimited copies of till November!) has got us thinking about who exactly the richest people in Asia are. Today, we’ve picked out biographies of some of the top Billionaires in Asia. These individuals are no doubt remarkable and have made and sustained their fortunes in […]

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