Archives: Book Clubs

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The Book Council organised numerous book clubs to create opportunities for writers, illustrators and publishers to meet and mingle with their readers and to introduce new works to the public. All Singapore-based authors, illustrators and publishers were welcomed to take up a book club slot.

On this page are the sessions from 2006 – 2014.

2014

23 Nov 2014: Book Launch: The Dragon Phoenix Bracelet

18 Oct 2014: 2014 Singapore Literature Prize Shortlisted Authors Event @ MPH Parkway

15 Mar 2014: Book Launch: Wide Asleep Sound Awake

2013

20 Apr 2013: The Diversity of Life on Earth

2012

6 Nov 2012: Play Doll for Story Making

21 Sep 2012: Shrines & Streetlights by Ho Ren Chun

28 Aug 2012: Cocktail with the Chef by R. Christopher Christie

7 Aug 2012: Crown of Earth?s Desire by Terry Ho

10 Mar 2012: The Wondrous Art World of Errol Le Cain by Denyse Tessensohn

2011

6 Dec 2011: Pearls of Wisdom: Indian Proverbs & Quotations by Madanmohan Rao

3 Dec 2011: Monkey Magic: The Great Wall Mystery by Grant S. Clark

18 Nov 2011: Free & Easy by Lui Hah Wah Elena

16 Sept 2011: The Golden Eagle Supremacy by Isaac Cheong

10 Sept 2011: Archibald and the Blue Blood Conspiracy by SherMay Loh

15 July 2011: MANY SHIPS, ONE BOAT: Singapore Expat Tales & Tips by Madanmohan Rao

25 May 2011: A Collective Children's Book Launch cum Talk by Coonoor Kripalani

20 May 2011: "Intercession" by Isa Kamari

18 Mar 2011: Gone Case, Graphic Novel, story by Dave Chua, art by Koh Hong Teng

5 Mar 2011: Blood on The Moon by S.M. De Silva

21 Jan 2011: "Choi! Touchwood!" by Liew Jie Ni, Alvin Ng & Jesvin Yeo

2010

3 Dec 2010: A Different Sky by Meira Chand

30 Oct 2010: "Present" by Serene Wee

3 Sept 2010: "Gedung Kuning" by Hidayah Amin

16 July 2010: Georgette's Mooncakes by Adeline Foo, translated into Chinese by Lim Fong Wei

21 May 2010: Carrots and Other Poems by David Fedo

19 March 2010: Sudden in Youth: New and Selected Poems by Felix Cheong

15 Jan 2010: “No Comments and Don’t Quote Me!” by Quak Hiang Whai

20 Nov 2009: Rex Shelly – The Writer & His Works

2009

18 Sep 2009: Paper Boat by Rajat Das

17 Jul 2009: synaesthesia by Madeleine Lee

22 May 2009: Lions in Winter by Wena Poon

20 Mar 2009: 12 Storeys by James Toh & 4:30 by Yeo Wei Wei

16 Jan 2009 : One Earth by Isa Kamari

2008

14 Nov 2008: Chilli Padi by Adeline Foo & Wayang Girl by Ho Lee-Ling

19 Sep 2008: Five Right Angles by Aaron Lee

18 Jul 2008: Behind a Cultural Cage by Pranav S. Joshi

18 May 2008: Dying to Marry & Other Stories by S. Manzur

2007

16 Nov 2007 : Super Cat by Jessie Wee

21 Sep 2007 : Towards the Blue: Adventures Of A City Wimp by Tan Mei Ching

20 Jul 2007 : Unmarked Treasure by Cyril Wong & Frottage by Yong Shu Hoong

18 May 2007: last boy by Ng Yi-Sheng

16 Mar 2007 : If You’re Not, Why Not? by Vivienne Yeo

19 Jan 2007 : Off Centre by Haresh Sharma

2006

17 Nov 2006 : Life Cycle of Homo Sapiens, MALE by Colin Cheong

15 Sep 2006 : In Lust We trust by Gerrie Lim

14 Jul 2006: Partners in Crime by by Shamini Mahadevan Flint