Category Archive: Starter Packs

  • Not many people follow the contemporary art scene in Singapore, but fret not, the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library has a few gems that’ll surely interest you! Today, we will be introducing three fascinating artists based in Singapore, and a book by each of them. 1. Pulp: A Short Biography of the Banished Book by […]

  • QUICK! Name the most inspiring fictional character you know! Source: If you’re like most people, you would probably named characters who courageously led the charge against evil forces or sparked an entire revolution to overthrow an unjust ruler. But unlike fiction, real life doesn’t always come with big epic battles or evil tyrannical warlords. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ever had a long, tedious work day only to realise you didn’t accomplish much at the end of it? It’s a frustrating situation, but luckily, we have books like The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey to help us become smarter workers. Source: For a year, Bailey delved into productivity — conducting a wide range of […]

  • Retirement brings to mind the idea that the golden days are over. But to these fictional characters, retirement means the beginning of another exciting adventure. Here are three of them who make us feel young again. Martha Anderson from The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules Source: Spunky 79-year-old Martha wants to […]