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Sundays with Sumiko

Publisher: Straits Times Press
  • Description
  • About the Author
  • Sundays with Sumiko is a collection of her most representative columns over the past two decades, exploring family, love, friends, career, dogs, death, and marriage.

    Follow Sumiko’s journey from horizon-broadening travels and singlehood woes of the Nineties, to musings about romance and ageing in the Noughties, as she captures with heartfelt honesty the ups and downs of life and love. A lighthearted book any reader will find entertaining and relatable.

  • Sumiko Tan was born in Singapore and is of Chinese-Japanese parentage. She is currently the executive editor of The Straits Times. She joined the newspaper in 1985 after graduating from the National University of Singapore with a degree in English and English literature. She has written for and edited various sections of the paper, including the political desk, Life, newsdesk and The Sunday Times. She also led the effort to integrate the print and digital operations of the newsroom.She started a fortnightly column in The Sunday Times in July 1994 and maintained till October 2016. She has also written over a dozen books including the history of the Singapore Parliament and co-authored a book on the late Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew. She is married to a former junior college friend with whom she reconnected with after 30 years.

ISBN: 9789814642965
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 324
Year Published: 2017
Size: 152mm x 227mm
Language: English