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Singapore's finest poets can be found here: from pioneers such as Edwin Thumboo and Robert Yeo to more recent award-winning voices such as Marylyn Tan, Cyril Wong and Samuel Lee.
  • Clear Brightness

    S$19.90

    Description Praise About the Author Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2012 Look inside the book In poems that shuttle b...

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    S$19.90
  • What Gives Us Our Names

    S$10.00

    Description About the Author He’d gotten the idea from a book, not unlike the one you last read and loved, whose lurid covers you have already ...

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    S$10.00
  • The Lover's Inventory

    S$17.00

    Description About the Author A crucifix, a piece of underwear, a body part—these belong to a lover’s inventory that encompasses objects, places...

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    S$17.00
  • Professions

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author At the very start of us, I foresawevery possible ending.Professions is a poet's directory of heartbreak. The backb...

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    S$16.00
  • The Best of Robert Yeo

    S$21.90

    Description Praise About the Poet Look inside the book Robert Yeo is a poet, playwright, novelist and librettist. Regarded as a pioneer of Sing...

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    S$21.90
  • The Best of Kirpal Singh

    S$21.90

    Description Praise About the Poet Kirpal Singh is a poet, literary and cultural critic. An internationally recognised scholar, he was the first...

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  • Vanishing Point

    S$20.00

    Description Praise About the Author Longlisted for the 2013 Frank O'connor International Short Story Award 3,000 people go missing every year i...

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    S$20.00
  • The Invisible Manuscript

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author Alfian Sa’at’s first unpublished collection of writings composed when he was 22, it was first distributed unoffici...

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    S$16.00
  • Below: Absence

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author In his third collection of poems, Cyril Wong wrestles with absences behind the everyday hope of recovering new jus...

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    S$16.00
  • Gaze Back

    S$16.82

    Description About the Author What do we expect of an author who is unapologetically female? What do we expect of consuming art in general? Shou...

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  • The End Of His Orbit

    S$17.00

    Description About the Author The second collection of poems by Cyril Wong explores the tensions of intimate relationships and the rich emptines...

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    S$17.00
  • Sightlines

    S$20.00

    Description About the Author & Photographer Sightlines is a series of poems mapped onto a collection of black and white images shot on film...

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    S$20.00
  • A Tiny Space

    S$11.00

    Description “I stand and face the sea, as the waves come crashing to the shore, the music of the sea is thunderous and loud. Yet I am unafraid,...

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    S$11.00
  • Animal Season

    S$10.00

    Description About the Author & Illustrator From a crow and his famous pitcher to a story about a spiteful bee, Aesop’s fables have been kno...

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    S$10.00
  • Vital Possessions

    S$18.00

    Description About the Author Vital Possessions by Marc Nair contemplates how city-dwellers negotiate their uneasy relationship with nature in a...

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    S$18.00
  • Tender Delirium

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author Tender Delirium is Tania De Rozario's first collection of poetry and short prose. It brings together (but is not l...

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  • Tales from a Tiny Room

    S$19.00

    Description About the Author Two gods sit on a park bench and compare universes. A woman has to find herself after discovering she’s an unwante...

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  • Roadkill for Beginners

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author Roadkill for Beginners is Stephanie Chan’s first collection of poetry. It’s part scrapbook of love letters to plac...

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  • Right of the Soil

    S$17.00

    Description About the Author The Latin phrase, jus soli (“right of the soil”), is an unconditional right of a person born within the territory ...

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  • Parsetreeforestfire

    S$16.82

    Description About the Author parsetreeforestfire is a bilingual book of poetry in which poems in Singlish occupy one side of the book, and poem...

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  • Satori Blues

    S$10.00

    Description About the Author Cyril Wong’s longest and only Zen-inspired poem to date, Satori Blues is a response to writings by teachers of Bud...

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    S$10.00
  • Oneiros

    S$17.00

    Description About the Author Cyril Wong’s eighth collection hurls the reader into a private dream-world: these dreams explore the finitude of t...

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  • footnotes on falling

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author footnotes on falling  is a collection of 44 poems about sub-optimal life choices. the poems constantly laugh at t...

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  • To Gather Your Leaving

    S$28.04

    Description About the Authors With increased global mobility of people, the phrase “go home” has been commonly used against those who are deeme...

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  • Noon at Five O'Clock
    Noon at Five O'Clock

    Noon at Five O'Clock

    S$18.00

    Description About the Author This volume marks the recovery and first combined publication of the stories of Arthur Yap, one of Singapore's mos...

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    S$18.00
  • 当你灵感塞车 - Localbooks.sg

    当你灵感塞车

    S$18.69

    Description 这是诗人的第三本手写诗集,收录87首诗作,连同第一本《我走在我之上》与第二本《穿着防弹衣的我们怎么拥抱》,可视作诗人的“青春三部曲”,展现其20几岁时的半成人青涩思维,也纪念飘忽不定又自以为是的青春,趁中年风光不可知,老年风光不可见,趁,鼻息尚存。正如书名,这是...

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  • 寻找诗 (In Search of Poetry)

    S$14.00

    Description About the Author Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Chinese, Poetry) 这是作者的第三本诗集,收入了作者自1996年来的六十多首诗,全书按照写作时间分成两辑,比...

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    S$14.00
  • Rayuan pada Hujan

    S$10.00

    Description About the Author Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Poetry) Kumpulan 100 sajak, Rayuan Pada Hujan, mengete...

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    S$10.00
  • A Gathering of Themes

    S$28.00

    Description About the Author This collection contains the latest works from Cultural Medallion recipient Prof Edwin Thumboo. Especially intere...

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    S$28.00