Arts & Humanities

The House on Silat Road

The House on Silat Road

Si-Hoe S.S., Sim Ee Waun

$14.00

Adventure-loving Sing and her enormous family are back in this sequel to The House on Palmer Road. Set in World War II Singapore, The House on Sila...

View full details
$14.00
Food Republic: A Singapore Literary Banquet

Food Republic: A Singapore Literary Banquet

Ann Ang, Daryl Lim Wei Jie, Tse Hao Guang

$30.00

Food Republic is a generous serving of Singapore's food culture: from the making and eating of food, to the sale and hawking of it, our love and ha...

View full details
$30.00
Stranger To Myself

Stranger To Myself (Backorder)

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...

View full details
$18.60
Shibuya is Calling - Localbooks.sg

Shibuya is Calling

Samantha Ann Francis

$29.00

This book is dedicated to the traveler. But not just any traveler, mind you. It is meant for the wide-eyed, sometimes curious, occasionally weary-h...

View full details
$29.00
The Incredible Basket

The Incredible Basket

Quek Hong Shin

$14.90

Winner of the 2019 Singapore Book Awards Best Children's Picture Book In this sequel to The Amazing Sarong, a beautiful Chinese wedding basket is u...

View full details
$14.90
A Field Guide to the Birds of Malaysia & Singapore

A Field Guide to the Birds of Malaysia & Singapore

Dana Gardner (Illus.), Lim Kim Chuah, Lim Kim Seng, Yong Ding Li

$37.34

A fully comprehensive field guide to the 829 bird species of Malaysia (including Sabah and Sarawak) and Singapore. The species are clearly illustra...

View full details
$37.34
Once Upon A Singapore... Traders

Once Upon A Singapore... Traders

Alan Bay (Illus.), Tina Sim

$15.90

Sample While flipping through Grandpa's photo album of his childhood days, Aloysius and Grandpa are magically transported to 1900s Singapore. Aloys...

View full details
$15.90
The Amazing Sarong

The Amazing Sarong

Quek Hong Shin

$14.90

Now available in all four languages! Shortlisted for Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2018Shortlisted for Best Children's Title for Singapore Boo...

View full details
$14.90
The Way of Kueh: Savouring & Saving Singapore’s Heritage Desserts (Backorder)

The Way of Kueh: Savouring & Saving Singapore’s Heritage Desserts (Backorder)

Christopher Tan

$47.90

Food writer, cooking instructor and author Christopher Tan is back with the definitive book on Singapore’s kueh, sharing everything you need to kno...

View full details
$47.90
An Introduction to the Culture and History of the Teochews in Singapore

An Introduction to the Culture and History of the Teochews in Singapore

Gia Lim Tan

$45.00

This book is one of the first few books written in English on Chaozhou culture and history. It compiles information from Chinese and English source...

View full details
$45.00
Primary Eureka 3

Primary Eureka 3

Diana Tham

$12.06

Primary Eureka features the best of model narrative and stories written by English Language and Literature specialist, Diana Tham. Through her essa...

View full details
$12.06
Mynah Magazine #2 - Localbooks.sg

Mynah Magazine #2

Not Applicable

$26.00

Mynah is an annual print magazine about Singapore, Singaporeans and Singaporeanness. Through longform stories, we critically and creatively examine...

View full details
$26.00
A History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005 (New Edition)

A History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005 (New Edition)

C.M. Turnbull

$24.00

C.M. Turnbull's one-volume history of Singapore has been an essential resource since its first edition was published in 1977. Revised fully twice, ...

View full details
$24.00
Primary Eureka 2

Primary Eureka 2

Diana Tham

$12.06

Primary Eureka features the best of model narrative and stories written by English Language and Literature specialist, Diana Tham. Through her essa...

View full details
$12.06
Birds of Singapore - Localbooks.sg
Sold out

Birds of Singapore

Christopher Hails, Frank Jarvis

$28.00

For a relatively tiny island, with such a high ratio of urban development, Singapore contains a surprisingly large number of birds – native species...

View full details
$28.00
Sold out
SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century - Localbooks.sg

SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century

Jason Wee (Ed.), Ng Yi-Sheng

$19.00

First published in 2006, the groundbreaking collection of coming out stories was the first affirming non-fiction volume accompanied by real names a...

View full details
$19.00
Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics

Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics

Cherian George

$25.00

Sample "Think of Singapore instead as the Air-Conditioned Nation—a society with a unique blend of comfort and central control, where people have ma...

View full details
$25.00
The Expats’ Guide to Singapore: Finding Your Feet on the Little Red Dot

The Expats’ Guide to Singapore: Finding Your Feet on the Little Red Dot

Alison Ozawa Sanders, Jessica Duff

$32.00

In The Expats’ Guide to Singapore: Finding Your Feet on the Little Red Dot seasoned expats Jessica Duff and Alison Sanders calm your newbie fears, ...

View full details
$32.00
My Love Is Blind - Localbooks.sg

My Love Is Blind

Tan Guan Heng

from $18.00

“Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person," Choon Guan said. "I'll entitle it My Love Is Blind. The word blind will embrace your na...

View full details
from $18.00
There Was A Time: Singapore from Self-Rule to Independence 1959-1965

There Was A Time: Singapore from Self-Rule to Independence 1959-1965

Lee Geok Boi

$50.00

Introduction by Lee Geok BoiThis collection of 328 photographs shows the rhythm of daily life in Singapore between 1959 and 1965 – the pivotal time...

View full details
$50.00
Mynah Magazine #3

Mynah Magazine #3

Not Applicable

$26.00

Mynah is an annual print magazine about Singapore, Singaporeans and Singaporeanness. Through longform stories, we critically and creatively examine...

View full details
$26.00
Legendary Tales of Singapore

Legendary Tales of Singapore

Catherine GS Lim, Zaki Ragman (Illus.)

$10.00

"… they all beheld a strange animal. It seemed to move with great speed; it had a red body and a black head; its breast was white; it was strong an...

View full details
$10.00
Primary Eureka 1

Primary Eureka 1

Diana Tham

$12.06

Primary Eureka features the best of model narrative and stories written by English Language and Literature specialist, Diana Tham. Through her essa...

View full details
$12.06
Our Name is Mutiny: The Global Revolt Against the Raj and the Hidden History of the Singapore Mutiny, 1907-1915

Our Name is Mutiny: The Global Revolt Against the Raj and the Hidden History of the Singapore Mutiny, 1907-1915

Umej Bhatia

$37.29

The first and only account that tells the story from the Sepoy's perspective. The other accounts have the white colonial masters' self-righteous,...

View full details
$37.29
Spiaking Singlish - Localbooks.sg

Spiaking Singlish

Gwee Li Sui

$23.35

Singlish is a punchy and witty patois used in Singapore. It mixes English with words, phrases, and syntaxes from the languages of different ethnic ...

View full details
$23.35
Diary of a Former Covidiot

Diary of a Former Covidiot

Christina Thé

$18.68

A new international phenomenon! Tales of panic buying, fear and irrational behaviour in a time of Coronavirus A collection of stories, written fro...

View full details
$18.68