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To paraphrase that old saying, "a country is only as strong as its people". While what happens to a country is recorded in history texts, what people feel and think about what's happening to their country can be found in other types of texts, whether it's memoirs, essays or fiction. 
  • State of Emergency

    $24.90

    Winner of Singapore Literature Prize 2018, FictionShortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction TitleFinalist for the Epigram Books Fic...

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    Chiam See Tong Collection

    Original Price $69.80
    Current Price $62.82

    Praise for The First Wave"A well-researched and well-articulated study that is a cut above many other writings about Singapore's opposition parties...

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    Original Price $69.80
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    Rational Conversations Collection

    Original Price $40.00
    Current Price $36.00

    Rational Conversations by Epigram Books is a series of essays and speeches by prominent Singaporeans on issues close to their heart. With these boo...

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  • Secrets of Singapore

    $14.90

    Description Praise About the Author & Illustrator "Secrets of Singapore is one for the history buffs, both young and old... It's written i...

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  • The Riot Act

    $24.90

    Nominated for the 2019 Singapore Book Awards, Best Literary Work Winner of the 2017 Epigram Books Fiction Prize Sebastian Sim Sample   |   Get the ...

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  • 9th of August

    $24.90

    Finalist for the 2017 Epigram Books Fiction Prize Andre Yeo Take a look inside   |   Get the E-book on Amazon or Google Play SynopsisSix suicide bo...

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  • The Eye of History

    $13.90

    Robert Yeo Sample   |   Get the E-book SynopsisOn 5 July 1981, Sir Stamford Raffles leaves his pedestal by the Singapore River and pays a visit to ...

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  • Dragonflies

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    Stephanie Street Sample SynopsisDragonflies is the story of a family fighting for survival in a hostile world, looking for somewhere to call home...

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  • Sugarbread

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    Finalist for the 2015 Epigram Books Fiction PrizeShortlisted for the Singapore Book Awards 2017 (Best Fiction Title)Shortlisted for the Popular Re...

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  • Fear of Writing

    $13.90

    Tan Tarn How Sample   |   Get the E-book SynopsisThe maestro of political plays is back and his latest offering in a decade, Fear of Writing, is a...

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  • Model Citizens

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    Haresh Sharma Sample   |   Get the E-book SynopsisA man stabs an MP at a Meet-the-People Session. But this is not their story. It is the story of ...

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  • The Bicycle

    $18.90

    Cheah Sinann  Sample Synopsis:In one of the last remaining jungles in Singapore, an old bicycle is unearthed in an archaeological dig. Its discov...

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  • Fridays with Philip

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    Sample   |   Get the E-book SynopsisSince the early 1970s, Philip Lee has been active in the newspaper business, chasing stories for The Straits Ti...

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  • Confrontation

    $24.90

    Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2013 “Singapore in the turbulent '60s is evoked through a narrative pungent with details...

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