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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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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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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Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

Jennani Durai

$18.90

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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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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The Space Between the Raindrops

The Space Between the Raindrops

Justin Ker

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Contemplative and filled with possibility, each evanescent story in this collection inhabits the fleeting, unrepeatable place between the falling d...

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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.)

$18.90

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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Singapore Noir
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Singapore Noir

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan (Ed.)

$18.50

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

$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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LONTAR Issue #1 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #1

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

$22.00

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

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$22.00
LONTAR Issue #2 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #2

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

$19.00

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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Nostalgia Yang Hilang

Nostalgia Yang Hilang

Mohamed Latiff Mohamed

$15.00

Nostalgia Yang Hilang merakam kisah individu-individu yang dicabar oleh gelombang peralihan dan pembangunan. Ada yang rasa hampa dan terasing, ada ...

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LONTAR Issue #3 - Localbooks.sg

LONTAR Issue #3

Jason Erik Lundberg (Ed.)

$14.90

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.)

$14.90

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

$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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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.)

$14.90

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

$18.90

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.)

$14.90

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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Stories of Suspense - Localbooks.sg

Stories of Suspense

$12.01

Stories of Suspense is a compilation of twelve riveting tales centred on the theme of suspense. Young writers from Thinktank keep readers on the ed...

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Stories of Suspense Commentary - Localbooks.sg

Stories of Suspense Commentary

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What makes a story spellbinding and another mundane? The accompanying Commentary to Stories of Suspense reveals the secret strategies to writing we...

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Singapore Favourite Stories

Singapore Favourite Stories

Leon Comber

$9.25

The vocabulary and sentence structures have been kept simple so that the stories can be enjoyed without too much help, and a Glossary is included i...

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$9.25