Short Stories

Lion City

Lion City

Ng Yi-Sheng

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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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This Is Where I Won't Be Alone

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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Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

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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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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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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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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Balik Kampung - Localbooks.sg

Balik Kampung

Verena Tay (Ed.)

$19.00

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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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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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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From the Belly of the Cat

From the Belly of the Cat

Stephanie Ye (Ed.)

$22.00

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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Love, or Something Like Love

Love, or Something Like Love

O Thiam Chin

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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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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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LONTAR Issue #3 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #3

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This third issue of LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippin...

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LONTAR Issue #7 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #7

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This seventh issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia and Korea. ...

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Capital Misfits

Capital Misfits

Julie Koh

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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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Every Moving Thing That Lives Shall Be Food

Every Moving Thing That Lives Shall Be Food

Grace Chia

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A Singapore emigrant muses about the HDB heartlands and her adopted British lifestyle. An undergrad gets culture shock travelling abroad to Canada ...

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LONTAR Issue #8 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #8

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This eighth issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. Inside these pages, you’ll find: f...

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Launch Pad - Localbooks.sg

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 #9 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #9

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

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This issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia. Inside these pages, you...

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The Infinite Library And Other Stories

The Infinite Library And Other Stories

Victor Fernando R. Ocampo

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A boy creates monsters from nanotech clay and programs them by reciting stories. A young woman finds the secret to save their doomed generation shi...

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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

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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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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