Singapore Book Awards 2018 Collection

2018 winners: 
Book of the Year: Robert Kuok (Robert Kuok, Andrew Tanzer)
Best Fiction Title: The Gatekeeper (Nuraliah Norasid)
Best Young Adult/ Middle-Grade Title: Understanding Singaporeans 
Best Non-Fiction Title: Stranger To Myself (MD Sharif Uddin)
Best Book Cover Design: The Gatekeeper (Nuraliah Norasid)

The Singapore Book Awards is organised by the Singapore Book Publishers Association (SBPA) to recognise the best in Singapore book publishing. The awards are given to publishers for their best books, and are open to all book publishing companies with operations in Singapore.

Robert Kuok

Robert Kuok

Andrew Tanzer, Robert Kuok

$46.64

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Book of the Year Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But this legendary Over...

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$46.64
The Gatekeeper - Localbooks.sg

The Gatekeeper

Nuraliah Norasid

$24.90

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction Title & Best Book Cover DesignShortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2018, FictionWinne...

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$24.90
Stranger To Myself

Stranger To Myself

MD Sharif Uddin, Theophilus Kwek (Ed.)

$18.60

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Non-Fiction Title From the Preface The sacrifices of migrant workers are written in every inch of Singap...

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$18.60
Why Do the Chinese Shout “Yam Seng”?

Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do the Chinese Shout “Yam Seng”?

Edmund Wee

$12.90

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title Why do the Chinese eat noodles at wedding dinners? Why do they hang blan...

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$12.90
Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Malays Avoid Pork? - Localbooks.sg

Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Malays Avoid Pork?

Edmund Wee

$12.90

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title Why do Malays use “bin” and “binte” in their names? Why are there two Ha...

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$12.90
Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Indians Dot Their Foreheads? - Localbooks.sg

Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Indians Dot Their Foreheads?

Edmund Wee

$12.90

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title Why do Indians hang mango leaves in doorways? Why is it called a mama sh...

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$12.90
Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Eurasians Love Sugee Cake? - Localbooks.sg

Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Eurasians Love Sugee Cake?

Edmund Wee

$12.90

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title How can you tell if someone is Eurasian? What is Eurasian food? Is kaya a...

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$12.90
What’s in the Name?

What's in the Name?

Yew Peng Ng

from $28.00

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Book Cover Design Since 1819, more than 6,200 place (street and village) names divided into more t...

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The Boy In The Whale Suit - Localbooks.sg

The Boy In The Whale Suit

Marie Toh

$14.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Children’s Picture Book Meet Kai, a boy next door like any other–except that he is always in a wha...

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$14.90
State of Emergency - Localbooks.sg

State of Emergency

Jeremy Tiang

$24.90

Winner of Singapore Literature Prize 2018, FictionShortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction TitleFinalist for the Epigram Books Fic...

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$24.90
Singapore's Permanent Territorial Revolution - Localbooks.sg

Singapore's Permanent Territorial Revolution

Rodolphe De Koninck

$48.00

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title Ever since Singapore became an independent nation in 1965, its gover...

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$48.00
Gull Between Heaven and Earth - Localbooks.sg

Gull Between Heaven and Earth

Boey Kim Cheng

$24.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Book Cover Design For Emperor and Country, or Love and Family? Zimei (子美) is faced with a bleak fu...

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$24.90
Once We Were There - Localbooks.sg

Once We Were There

Bernice Chauly

$24.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Book Cover DesignWinner of the Penang Monthly Book Prize 2017 Journalist Delonix Regia chances up...

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$24.90
Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy - Localbooks.sg

Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy

Warran Kalasegaran

$24.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction TitleLonglisted for Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2016 During the Japanese Occupation of Sin...

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$24.90
Being Arcadia

Being Arcadia

Simon Chesterman

$18.60

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title The pieces of Arcadia’s life are slowly falling into place when her...

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$18.60
Savitri - Localbooks.sg

Savitri

Catherine Khoo

$14.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Children’s Picture Book In a South Indian village, a girl named Savitri has a greedy brother who s...

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$14.90
Mr Kiasu - Localbooks.sg

Mr Kiasu

Johnny Lau

$12.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction Title Mr Kiasu is one of Singapore’s most regonisable comic icons in the 90s, bringing a b...

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$12.90
Syonan: Singapore Under the Japanese 1942-1945

Syonan: Singapore Under the Japanese 1942-1945

Lee Geok Boi

$32.71

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title To the generation of Singapore residents who lived through the Japan...

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$32.71
Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Heist in London - Localbooks.sg

Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Heist in London

A.J. Low, Drewscape (Illus.)

$10.90

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title In a sudden turn of events, the Fiendish Mastermind calls the Suppe...

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$10.90
Kiasunomics

Kiasunomics

Sumit Agarwal (Ed.), Swee Hoon Ang (Ed.), Tien Foo Sing (Ed.)

from $28.00

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Non-Fiction Title Have you ever wondered whether individuals born in the Year of the Dragon are tr...

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Island Life

Island Life

Batu Batu Resort Sdn Bhd

$65.00

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title Nine nautical miles off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia, strun...

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$65.00
Bahasa

Bahasa: A Guide to Malay Languages

Hidayah Amin

$26.17

Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Non-Fiction Title Bahasa: A Guide to Malay Languages explains common Malay words and their equival...

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$26.17

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