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Singlit Saturday: Why you should read ‘The Minorities’

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  • 20
    Apr
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Have you ever read a philosophical action-packed horror-comedy, coming-of-age road trip novel starring a pontianak? Source:http://gph.is/1iIEZ2O If your answer is yes, then you’ve probably read Suffian Hakim’s ‘The Minorities’. If your answer is no, here are three reasons why you should read it! 1. Hilarious, action-packed plot First of all, the plot of this book […]

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The Best Poetry Knows No Age Limit – Anne Lee Tzu Pheng

Do you remember the National Day song, My People, My Home? Well, meet the Singapore female poet behind the lyrics to that song: Anne Lee Tzu Pheng. On top of writing one of the most iconic National Day songs, she has also written five volumes of poems, three of which won the National Book Development […]

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Singlit Sat: Why You Should Fail

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  • 15
    Mar
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I’ve always dreamt of starting a business of my own. But lately, it seems like it is everyone’s dream as well. At every corner, I’m hit by so many success stories of Singaporean entrepreneurs while here I am struggling to get by. That got me wondering: how did these entrepreneurs get to where they are […]

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Mother Tongue Romance Novels

There’s nothing like a good romance novel, or three! Our mother tongue librarians have come together to recommend a few books to us in the name of love 😜. Pick one up, or recommend one to a friend! அபரஞ்சி (Abaranji) by பூம்பாவை Source: http://po.st/sci9zL First up, we have Abaranji, a story about a girl who […]

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Singlit Saturday: Objects of Affection

When we think of love, relationships and people come to mind. What about everyday objects where we spend our most private moments with? In Objects of Affection, Krishna Udayasankar gives voices to these objects to tell stories in three main themes of love, betrayal and hope. Some are daily items we use, while others are […]

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