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Here's our selection of life stories for your perusal. Whether they're prominent Singaporeans or those marginalised by society, these stories share a unique truth and also offer life lessons that each of us can learn.

  • Loss Adjustment

    $21.00

    “I have had nothing bad happen to me except my own doing. I have let this cowardice envelop me, and I can’t shake it off. I will commit the worst t...

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    $21.00
  • A Life in Words

    $24.90

    You Jin Translated from Chinese by Shelly Bryant Take a look inside Synopsis:“For many years, I have made my living by the pen. In 2005, when my au...

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    $24.90
  • 17A Keong Saik Road

    $20.00

    Synopsis"Mummy, why do you always have to leave for 17A… 17A Keong Saik Road recounts Charmaine Leung’s growing-up years on Keong Saik Road in the ...

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    $20.00
  • Mr SIA: Fly Past

    $36.00

    Introducing the life and times of a legend in international aviation - Lim Chin Beng - the man they called Mr SIA. Absorbing the life and work of L...

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    $36.00
  • Home is Not Here

    $26.00

    One of Asia's most important public intellectuals, Wang Gungwu is best-known for his explorations of Chinese history in the long view, and for his ...

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    $26.00
  • When We Were Kings

    $24.90

    Sample SynopsisThe 1978 Singapore rugby team made history by beating the powerful Kiwis, clinching the Malaysian Rugby Union Cup and winning a treb...

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    $24.90
  • Serving Singapore

    $36.00

    This book by a pioneer generation civil servant is a fascinating and an engaging account of Singapore's spectacular development from a sleepy backw...

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    $36.00
  • I Will Survive

    $20.00

    What is it like to be gay and experience bullying in school or National Service? How do you deal with being rejected by your family and religious g...

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    $20.00
  • I Want To Go Home

    $19.00

    On the 11th of March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami during the Great East Japan earthquake. Since that fateful day, he has bee...

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    $19.00
  • Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait

    $27.00

    Dr Goh Keng Swee’s public career spanned two eventful decades. He was a founding member of Singapore’s ruling political party, and played a signifi...

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    $27.00
  • Perfection

    $20.00

    Growing up in Singapore wasn’t as easy as it seemed. It was competitive yet conservative at the same time. In this personal memoir, Debbie Lee reco...

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    $20.00
  • Chasing the Dragon Out - Localbooks.sg

    Chasing the Dragon Out

    $18.68

    This book is an honest no-holds barred biography. Author Jix Sze starts by sharing about the teenage years of his delinquency; his drug addiction, ...

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    $18.68
  • Guards Gone Wild!

    $20.00

    Sample Guards Gone Wild! is a memoir of Teck Yong's experiences in the private security industry. There’s plenty to tell. Scams perpetrated by secu...

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    $20.00
  • Journey to Impact - Localbooks.sg

    Journey to Impact

    $23.37

    What matters most in life? Why do we do the things we do? How do we want to be remembered? Those were honest questions that drove Veronica Colondam...

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    $23.37
  • Mr SIA: Fly Past
    Mr SIA: Fly Past

    Mr SIA: Fly Past

    $36.00

    Introducing the life and times of a legend in international aviation—Lim Chin Beng—the man they called Mr SIA. Absorbing the life and work of Lim C...

    View full details
    $36.00