Short Stories

Lion City

Lion City

Ng Yi-Sheng

$18.90

A man learns that all the animals at the Zoo are robots. A secret terminal in Changi Airport caters to the gods. A prince falls in love with a croc...

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Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday - Localbooks.sg
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Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

Jennani Durai

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Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2018, Fiction A teenager discovers his grandfather's secret identity only after his death. A young immi...

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This Is Where I Won't Be Alone - Localbooks.sg

This Is Where I Won't Be Alone

Inez Tan

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A pair of twins tries desperately to survive their education. A sentient oyster ponders the concept of making time. An unemployed man devises a so...

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Ministry of Moral Panic

Ministry of Moral Panic

Amanda Lee Koe

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Meet an over-the-hill Pop Yé-yé singer with a faulty heart, two conservative middle-aged women holding hands in the Galápagos, and the proprietor o...

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Asian Spine Chillers, Vol.1

Asian Spine Chillers, Vol.1

Andrew Lee

$11.17

Volume 1 of Asian Spine Chillers by Andrew Lee features fantastic spooky stories set in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and H...

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Singapore Noir
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Singapore Noir

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan (Ed.)

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Beneath Singapore's sparkling veneer is a country teeming with shadows. Explore the city-state's forgotten back alleys, red-light districts, kelong...

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Marriage and Mutton Curry - Localbooks.sg

Marriage and Mutton Curry

M. Shanmughalingam

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A kimono-clad Tamil woman greets Japanese soldiers at the door while her Anglophile husband cowers in his Jaguar. Two sisters share a husband when ...

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Love, or Something Like Love

Love, or Something Like Love

O Thiam Chin

$22.00

This title is available in two different covers — A woman reminded of her past through the acts of her grandson. A band of swordsmen on a failed m...

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Capital Misfits

Capital Misfits

Julie Koh

$19.00

A capsule collection of surreal short stories from one of Australia’s rising stars. A woman arrives on the seventh level of Heaven, only to realise...

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Balik Kampung

Verena Tay (Ed.)

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Balik Kampung is a collection of eight new tales of home written by authors who have lived in their neighbourhoods for 10 years or more. A mysterio...

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Launch Pad

Shelly Bryant

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A science park creates synthetic life to repopulate the oceans, but to ruinous effect. A local retelling brings the tragic story of Sweeney Todd to...

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LONTAR Issue #10 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #10

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This tenth and final double-sized issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Kore...

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Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World

Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World

Arif Rafhan (Illus.), Melanie Lee

$23.35

Imaginary Friends is a collection of modern fables for adults based on the letters of the alphabet. These modern morality tales are humorous, witty...

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Without: Stories of Lack and Longing

Without: Stories of Lack and Longing

Michele Koh Morollo

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What’s missing in your life? What keeps you up at night? What will make you happy? What will make you whole? These are the things that the stories ...

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Balik Kampung 2A: People and Places
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Balik Kampung 2A: People and Places

Verena Tay (Ed.)

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Balik Kampung 2A: People and Places presents eleven new tales by authors who have lived in the respective neighbourhoods for at least ten years. Wh...

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Balik Kampung 2B: Contemplations

Balik Kampung 2B: Contemplations

Verena Tay (Ed.)

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Balik Kampung 2B: Contemplations presents nine new tales by authors who have lived in the respective neighbourhoods for at least ten years. How doe...

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From the Belly of the Cat

From the Belly of the Cat

Stephanie Ye (Ed.)

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Writers and cats have long enjoyed a special affinity, unsurprisingly since both spend much time sitting around and judging people. Discover the Li...

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LONTAR Issue #1 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #1

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This premiere issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, Laos and Vietnam. Inside ...

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LONTAR Issue #2 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #2

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. Inside these pages, y...

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Spectre
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Spectre

Verena Tay

$21.80

Spectre: Stories from Dark to Light is playwright Verena Tay's first collection of short stories. A spectrum of tales ranging from the supernatural...

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Tales from a Tiny Room

Tales from a Tiny Room

Wayne Rée

$22.00

What happens when two gods sit on a park bench and compare universes? Why does a reporter’s world fall to pieces after he meets someone who can fly...

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The Billion Shop

The Billion Shop

Stephanie Ye

$10.00

"The Billion Shop was a shop near my office that sold paper money and other artefacts for ethnic Chinese people to burn as offerings to their dead....

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What Gives Us Our Names
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What Gives Us Our Names

Alvin Pang

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He’d gotten the idea from a book, not unlike the one you last read and loved, whose lurid covers you have already forgotten. For a canvas, he used ...

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We Rose Up Slowly

We Rose Up Slowly

Jon Gresham

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The phenomenon began with birds flying higher and things falling slower. Now the phenomenon is everywhere and it has changed the way we touch each ...

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