Ordinary lives

Veteran Anne Tyler’s latest work is one of the 13 titles on this year’s Booker longlist 


Love in the time of Covid

SINGAPORE (June 19): The stories of great romances have long titillated, teased and tantalised.


A dose of irreverent humour

Author David Bobis has just released his latest book — a collection of humorous illustrations that is irreverent, in-your-face and (sometimes) unashamedly crude.


Exploring the realms of sci-fi and fantasy

SINGAPORE (May 29): For fans of the science fiction and fantasy genre, these books are like a spaceship, taking us far away from the “circuit breaker” lockdowns and outside our increasingly


Apropos of censorship + scandal

Woody Allen’s on-off-on memoir is set to widen opinions about whether he is a brilliant filmmaker-cum-writer or a classic nebbish 

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Your Week In

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): We’re well into week two of all pubs and bars being closed, and perhaps this is the time to cosy up with a good book.


Literary heroines

Women in books have a way of leaping off the page and into the life of readers, bringing lessons that stick


Feminine power

SINGAPORE (March 13): This month, we celebrate the best books by female authors — great literary works that speak of feminism, empowerment, and the experiences of women.


From between the pages to Hollywood

SINGAPORE (Feb 21): If you’re still not over the Oscars fever quite yet, why not read (or re-read) some award-winning book-to-movie adaptations? Here are our top five favourites.

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Your Week Out

SINGAPORE (Feb 14): The weekend is time to kick back, relax and recharge. Instead of heading outside this week, why not try these cosy indoor activities?


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