Local Literature

Support our local writers and read a book from Math Paper Press. They have a series of poetry, new wave novellas, full-length novels, essays and more. You can also choose to reconnect with dialects with books from Sibeynolstagic.

For those who like travelling, check out Singapore-based art and literary travel magazine, AFTERGLOBE that features crowd-sourced writing, photography, art, and more, aiming to capture the exhilaration of journeying abroad. 

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Nyonya Kebaya: Intricacies Of The Peranakan Heritage
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VENDOR: Christine Ong

A comprehensive guide to Nyonya Kebaya dressing and fashion. With a large number of beautiful colour photographs of alluring kebayas, this book will be an essential guide on how to wear and match lovely kebaya outfits. There is a section offering...

40.00 SGD28.00 SGD
SingPoWriMo 2015: The Anthology
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

21.00 SGD18.00 SGD
Seven Hundred Years & Travellers' Tales - The Bicentennial Bundle
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Commemorate the Singapore Bicentennial with a special bundle of two best-selling titles: Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore and Travellers' Tales of Old Singapore. *** About Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore: Assessments of Singapore’s history invariably revolve around...

67.45 SGD64.08 SGD
My First Book Of Teochew Words
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VENDOR: Sibeynostalgic

In the past, and occasionally today, when friends knew you were Teochew, they often sang a ditty about how a private body part was red. No one quite knows the origin or composer of this politically incorrect ditty. While this...

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SingPoWriMo: The Anthology edited by Ann Ang, Joshua Ip and Pooja Nansi
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

Singapore Poetry Writing Month, or as we affectionately call it, SingPoWriMo.Write one poem a day for thirty days in the cruel month of April: that was the challenge thrown open to the wilderness of the interwebz. This anthology brings together...

21.00 SGD18.00 SGD
Images of Gardens By The Bay
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish is an international publisher of a wide genre of books, directories and magazines. Available in various titles. Ship worldwide.  The Gardens by the Bay comprising three distinctive waterfront gardens will eventually occupy 101 hectares of land by Marina...

29.50 SGD28.00 SGD
Threelogy Lah - Complete Singlish Classics Collection
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VENDOR: Singapulah

This complete collection of Singlish fairytales (or Singlish Classics as we called it) by Casey Chen consists of: The Three Little Pigs Lah (2013) The Red Riding Hood Lah (2015) The Goldilocks Lah (2018) All in a beautiful and iconic...

45.00 SGD38.00 SGD
Habitcat
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

HABIT©AT is an inquiry into how street cats in Singapore inhabit the man-made spaces of the suburban landscapes. This publication explores the intrinsic relationship between cats and their surrounding, encouraging the viewing of our urban landscape not simply as public...

29.00 SGD28.00 SGD
Images of Singapore 4th Edition Book
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish is an international publisher of a wide genre of books, directories and magazines. Available in various titles. Ship worldwide.  The fourth edition of the popular pictorial book contains over 120 new photographs with updates to existing places and also...

30.00 SGD28.00 SGD
Travellers' Tales of Old Singapore
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Ever since the days when tigers stalked the land and pirates roamed the southern seas, travellers from far and wide have been drawn to Singapore, the melting-pot of the east. Merchants and missionaries, princes and policemen, sailors, soldiers, adventurers and...

30.00 SGD28.00 SGD
Sayang Singapura Book
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish is an international publisher of a wide genre of books, directories and magazines. Available in various titles. Ship worldwide.  As Singapore continues to undergo intensive restructuring and makeovers, and heritage buildings of yesteryear make way for new and...

30.00 SGD28.00 SGD
I Ate Tiong Bahru Book
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VENDOR: Book Merah

Find stories and information about Tiong Bahru and Singapore in this I Ate Tiong Bahru Book, by artist/writer Stephen Black. A bestseller and a classic. Additional Information MaterialDimensionsDesignerOrigin Paper, Soft CoverA6, 130 PagesBook MerahSingapore Shipping Information Estimated Arrival Return Policy...

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My First Book Of Cantonese Words
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VENDOR: Sibeynostalgic

In the past, countless locals were 'addicted' to Lei Dai Sor, a storyteller who spun out yarns in Cantonese. By featuring the names of everyday objects in Cantonese, a dialect that landed on our shores when the residents of China's...

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Images of Singapore Botanic Gardens
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish is an international publisher of a wide genre of books, directories and magazines. Available in various titles. Ship worldwide.  Images of Singapore Botanic Gardens takes the reader on an enchanting photographic tour of the gardens’ varied landscapes. Highlights...

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MeatMen Cooking Channel: Zi Char at Home
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

About the Book Zi char (a Hokkien term, literally translated “cook fry”) is widely recognised in Singapore to refer to a variety of dishes that one can order from any Chinese cooked food (zi char) stall in coffee shops across...

30.00 SGD28.00 SGD
Stacey Goes to the Peranakan Museum (Children's Book)
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VENDOR: Lianne Ong

Stacey Goes to the Peranakan Museum - Second Prize Winner, Samsung Kidstime Author's Award 2015 When Stacey accompanies her aunt to the Peranakan Museum, she does not realise what an adventure it will become. Boy, is she in for a...

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My First Book Of Hakka Words
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VENDOR: Sibeynostalgic

Although most of us may know that our founding father is a “kek”, many may not be aware that there are different versions of Hakka. By featuring the names of everyday objects in one of the several versions of Hakka spoken...

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Sonnets From The Singlish Upsize Edition
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

sonnets from the singlish upsize edition is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of laughter. the poems are loosely translated from the english-based creole language colloquially spoken in singapore, widely known as singlish. the poems...

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EYEYAH! Issue 02 - Food
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VENDOR: EYEYAH!

Second issue of EYEYAH! Food "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly". This activity book explores food through fun activities, interesting facts and looks at junk food, additives, GMOs, and healthy eating. With artworks by:@3LandBoy @Wearethecidhouse @angkukuehgirl @BangSangho @Brosmind @burnttoastcreative @CarlKleiner @CescGrané @Cream.Teams...

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Creative Cultures
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

Creative Cultures: The Singapore Showcase is an Underscore special edition platform showcasing the works of Singapore’s creative disciplines through mediums of publication, film, website and exhibition, designed by Hjgher and curated by esteemed Japanese curator, Yoichi Nakamuta. The publication features...

128.00 SGD
Bang My Car
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

Uncle: we all know him. This is the man who picks his nose on the bus, who will fight for his country and fight you to do it his way. He will shout you into submission while astounding you with...

19.00 SGD18.00 SGD
Semi Private Life in Helsinki 2/4 (Summer)
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VENDOR: Math Paper Press

Semi Private Life in Helsinki is a visual journal in four parts. It documents the every-other-day life of artist Aiwei Foo, during her years in Finland. This journal is also part of her on-going series The Beaming Girl. ..........................................................................................................  Additional...

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Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore
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VENDOR: Marshall Cavendish

Assessments of Singapore’s history invariably revolve around Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in 1819. Before this date – we’ve been told – “nothing very much appears to have happened in Singapore”. Pre-1819 Singapore was a sleepy, historically insignificant fishing village, little more...

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Crimson Star Ashcan Edition - Full Set
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VENDOR: Crimson Star Comics

In addition to Covers A-C, this special pack includes a fan favourite BLANK cover allowing you to get your own custom cover, as well as the rare Cover E with art by creator-writer Ryan Mennen. Limited to 125 sets! Additional...

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