National Reading Movement

Category Archive: SingLit

Imran Hashim: The Brain Behind the Thong

It’s been said that behind every successful man there is a woman, but behind the successful chick-lit novel, Annabelle Thong, is a man named Imran Hashim. Imran travelled to France to pursue his postgraduate studies, and the novel came about when his friends were tickled by his hilarious email updates on his life in Paris. […]

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3 Must-Reads by Isa Kamari

He’s written over nine Malay novels, two poetry collections, a story collection, an essay collection, a collection of plays and lyrics for two separate albums. His works have won him several accolades including the S.E.A Write Award in 2006, the Cultural Medallion in 2007, and the Anugerah Tun Seri Lanang (Singapore’s highest Malay Literary Award) […]

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Have You Read ‘This Is What Inequality Looks Like’?

Source: Copies of Teo You Yenn’s This Is What Inequality Looks Like have been flying off the shelves of local bookstores and our libraries. Some of us are even lagging behind in the reservation queue! In this book, Dr Teo draws on data from three years worth of interviews and research from visiting HDB […]

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3 Must-Read Singaporean Biographies

Everybody loves a good biography with a journey to be inspired by! Today, we’ve brought together three incredible Singaporeans with amazing stories to tell. From a female funeral director to a football legend to our longest serving President, here are a few Singaporean biography picks!   1. Dying to Meet You by Angjolie Mei Source: […]

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Eva Wong Nava Opens Up

As an author who strongly believes in a more open and inclusive world, Eva Wong Nava has certainly opened our eyes through her book Open: A Boy’s Wayang Adventure. Source: But that’s not all this empathetic author has to offer. Buckle up and get your notebooks ready as you would not want to miss her […]

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