Blogs in October 2022

It Never Rains on National Day 17th October 2022

Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (English Fiction) A woman fleeing her previous existence meets a fellow Singaporean on an overnight train in Norway. A foreign worker is decapitated in an HDB building site accident. A Singaporean wife must...

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The Girl, the Ghost and the Lost Name 8th October 2022

If my hair looks like bright green seaweed, it’s because that’s exactly what it is. My eyes, a pair of abalone shells, polished blue by sand. Teeth, two rows of pebbles. And my skin is made of wax. Corpse...

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The Staycation 29th August 2022

by Cressida McLaughlin (Author) Format: Kindle Edition 4.4 out of 5 stars 546 ratings See all formats and editions Kindle Edition £2.99 Read with Our Free App Audiobook £0.99 with Audible Membership Paperback £4.50 14 Used from £0.24 20...

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Robert Baden-Powel: A Biography 12th August 2022

Robert Baden-Powell was Britain’s first celebrity. A conflicted character – militarist and pacifist, macho man and drag artist, elitist and socialist – he was one of the 20th century’s most influential and, latterly, controversial Englishmen, finding fame not once,...

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The Catch Me If You Can 8th June 2022

In this inspiring travelogue, celebrated traveler and photographer Jessica Nabongo—the first Black woman on record to visit all 195 countries in the world—shares her journey around the globe with fascinating stories of adventure, culture, travel musts, and human connections. ...

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