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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

    S$21.00

    Description About the Author “I have had nothing bad happen to me except my own doing. I have let this cowardice envelop me, and I can’t shake ...

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    S$21.00
  • A Life in Words

    S$24.90

    Description About the Author Look inside the book Translated from Chinese by Shelly Bryant “For many years, I have made my living by the pen. I...

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    S$24.90
  • 17A Keong Saik Road

    S$18.60

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

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    S$18.60
  • Home is Not Here

    S$26.00

    Description Praise About the Author As someone who has studied history for much of my life, I have found the past fascinating. But it has alway...

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    S$26.00
  • When We Were Kings

    S$24.90

    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book The 1978 Singapore rugby team made history by beating the powerful Kiwis, clinching th...

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    S$24.90
  • I Will Survive

    S$20.00

    Description About the Editor What is it like to be gay and experience bullying in school or National Service? How do you deal with being reject...

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    S$20.00
  • Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait

    S$27.00

    Description About the Author Dr Goh Keng Swee’s public career spanned two eventful decades. He was a founding member of Singapore’s ruling poli...

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    S$27.00
  • Perfection

    S$20.00

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

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    S$20.00
  • Guards Gone Wild!

    S$20.00

    Description About the Author Look inside the book Guards Gone Wild! is a memoir of Teck Yong's experiences in the private security industry. Th...

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    S$20.00
  • Journey to Impact - Localbooks.sg

    Journey to Impact

    S$23.37

    Description About the Author What matters most in life? Why do we do the things we do? How do we want to be remembered? Those were honest quest...

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    S$23.37
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    Our Very Own 2

    S$20.00

    Description Praise Written by adoptive parents, adoptees, birth parents, and social works, this inspiring collection of true stories provides p...

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    S$20.00
  • Who is Magic Babe Ning? - Localbooks.sg
    Who is Magic Babe Ning? - Localbooks.sg

    Who is Magic Babe Ning?

    S$23.00

    Description About the Author Nominated for Singapore Literature Prize 2016, English Non-Fiction  Asia’s top female celebrity magician ‘Magic Ba...

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    S$23.00
  • An Equal Joy - Localbooks.sg
    An Equal Joy - Localbooks.sg

    An Equal Joy

    S$24.30

    Description About the Author “I have noticed, increasingly, that people after the age of 65 or thereabouts begin to experience the fear of deat...

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    S$24.30
  • Home is Where We Are

    S$24.00

    Description Praise About the Author Wang Gungwu, historian of grand themes and broad perspectives, has held positions in universities around th...

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    S$24.00
  • You'll Die in Singapore by Charles McCormac
    You'll Die in Singapore

    You'll Die in Singapore

    S$20.51

    Description About the Author Weakened by hunger, thirst and ill-treatment, author Charles McCormac, then a World War Two prisoner-of-war in Jap...

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    S$20.51
  • The Best I Could - Localbooks.sg
    The Best I Could - Localbooks.sg

    The Best I Could

    S$29.90

    Description About the Author Subhas Anandan (1947– 2015) was undoubtedly Singapore's best-known crominal lawyer. The Best I Could traces the li...

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    S$29.90
  • It's Easy to Cry - Localbooks.sg
    It's Easy to Cry - Localbooks.sg

    It's Easy to Cry

    S$29.90

    Description About the Author Subhas Anandan (1947–2015) was Singapore’s the best-known criminal lawyer, having led several landmark cases that ...

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    S$29.90
  • Mum Is Where the Heart Is

    S$24.90

    Description About the Author Translated by Shelly Bryant from You Jin's 1996 memoir [跌碎的彩虹] Look inside the book   |   Get the E-book In this u...

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    S$24.90