How Writing Became My Catharsis by Khor Kuan Liang

"For me, writing this novel was a vital form of catharsis, a therapeutic experience that lent me a ray of light amidst the darkness."
Thus begins Khor Kuan Liang's account of his start into novel writing. His debut work, Kallang Basin Adagio, which is set in future Singapore, tells the tale of a group of survivors who are looking for sanctuary in Kallang Basin, but their journey is imperiled when they pick up two strangers. The novel was longlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize in 2017. 

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7 books by Malay-Singaporean writers you must read

Whether you're in the mood for a croissant on the streets of Paris or exploring underground cities inhabited by mythic creatures, let these English books by some of the most talented Malay writers from Singapore whisk you away to worlds you've never explored.
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A Beginner's Guide to Local Books

So you want to start reading Local Books, but just don't know where to start? Don't worry, we've got you covered on this one. Here are books that we think make a great place to start.

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Time to get Thorny - Durians in Books

Every year leading up to the National Day month, a paralleling panic-induced frenzy takes hold of the nation and everything else is automatically downgraded to a lower priority – Durian Season has arrived.
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