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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.

  • I Want To Go Home

    S$19.00

    Description About the Author On the 11th of March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami during the Great East Japan earthquake. S...

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    S$19.00
  • Chasing the Dragon Out - Localbooks.sg

    Chasing the Dragon Out

    S$18.68

    Description About the Author This book is an honest no-holds barred biography. Author Jix Sze starts by sharing about the teenage years of his ...

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    S$18.68
  • When I Was in Uniform…

    S$12.00

    Description Praise About the Author In this charming and funny book, Suresh recalls his days in the Singapore Armed Forces after being enlisted...

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    S$12.00
  • From the Blue Windows
    From the Blue Windows

    From the Blue Windows

    S$18.00

    Description Praise About the Author Imagine a Singapore in which flat rental was S$50 a month, a plate of noodles cost as little as 20 cents, a...

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    S$18.00
  • 磨墨弹情
    磨墨弹情
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    磨墨弹情

    S$16.82

    Description 《磨墨弹情》是一本在新加坡我见我思的生活记录;一个歌者在岁月中边走边唱的人生体悟:有你低迴的感叹,有你畅快的笑声,有你熟悉的左邻右舍,还有一丝丝年少的迷惘与青春的告别! 书中文章主要收集了作者在联合早报的专栏文字,可以看到一个音乐人特有的文字风格。蔡志礼博士为本...

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    S$16.82
  • 《东瀛散记》刘纕英
    《东瀛散记》刘纕英

    东瀛散记

    S$13.09

    Description 2016年是刘纕英女士逝世四十周年,本书收集她二十九篇有关日本文化及她在东京留学时生活经历的文章出版成书以资纪念。这些文章都曾在《南洋商报》商余版刊登,当时刘纕英受到商报的编辑、已故的连士升先生之邀而撰写。本书还附上二十世纪初两位著名日本作家森欧外与佐藤春夫的生...

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    S$13.09
  • Short Circuits
    Short Circuits

    Short Circuits

    S$18.00

    Description About the Author This collection of occasional reflections is a first by one of Singapore’s most distinguished poets. Exploring how...

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    S$18.00
  • One More Story to Tell
    One More Story to Tell

    One More Story to Tell

    S$10.50

    Description Get a blast of the past! Savour old-time tastes such as the original roadside laksa and check out the hangouts of the good old days...

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    S$10.50
  • Pai Naa

    Pai Naa

    S$18.60

    Description Praise ‘I was determined to show the Chinese guerrillas that the British could stand up to anything they could. Communist Lao Lee o...

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    S$18.60
  • Out of the Harbour - Localbooks.sg

    Out of the Harbour

    S$19.90

    Description About the Author What will you do if you are standing at a crossroad in life and God calls you to leave familiar surroundings for a...

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    S$19.90
  • Escape by David McMillan bookcover
    Escape

    Escape

    S$18.50

    Description About the Author Klong Prem prison, Thailand. The “Bangkok Hilton”, where 600 foreigners among the 12,000 inmates of this walled pr...

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    S$18.50
  • Escape: The Past by David McMillan bookcover
    Escape the Past

    Escape the Past

    S$18.50

    Description About the Author In this gripping prequel to ‘Escape’, drug smuggler-turned-bestselling author David McMillan starts from the begin...

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    S$18.50
  • A River Called Beautiful
    A River Called Beautiful

    A River Called Beautiful

    S$12.00

    Description Singapore, 1920s: At the imposing gates of a grand mansion, a young bride from China comes to join a wealthy Teochew family ruled b...

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    S$12.00
  • 餐桌上的大小事

    S$15.00

    Description Look inside the book陈喜明(Heman Tan),51岁,是名专业厨师、厨艺顾问、陶艺家;也是三项铁人运动员。他15年来不间断的协助弱势群体和进行教会的慈善工作。2018年他正式成立铁饭碗计划(A ProjectIRON Rice Bowl)...

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    S$15.00
  • Singapore Mutiny
    Singapore Mutiny

    Singapore Mutiny

    S$18.50

    Description About the Author 'Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,' write Edwin and Mary Brown in their ex...

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    S$18.50
  • A Company Of Planters

    A Company Of Planters

    S$18.60

    Description Praise About the Author Through a collection of letters written to his best friend and to his father in England, and from his own p...

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    S$18.60
  • Crazy Cycling Chick - Localbooks.sg
    Crazy Cycling Chick - Localbooks.sg

    Crazy Cycling Chick

    S$18.60

    Description About the Author “The tears ran, hot and salty, down the sides of my face into my ears ... I hurt everywhere ... and my tire was fl...

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    S$18.60