Posts Tagged ‘Books’

How to Fall in Love with Adrian Tan’s The Teenage Textbook

July 27, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Adrian Tan’s The Teenage Textbook, given on 27 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

July 20, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, given on 20 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Douglas Adams’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

July 6, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Douglas Adams’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, given on 6 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Voltaire’s Candide

June 29, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Voltaire’s Candide, given on 29 June 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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Gweek Discusses 1984 on Air!

April 3, 2018

Gwee Li Sui was on Read with Michelle Martin on Money FM 89.3 to discuss George Orwell’s 1984 on 3 April 2018. This was in anticipation of his book club session and lecture on the novel for the Singapore International Festival of Arts.

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How to Fall in Love with Rex Shelley’s The Shrimp People

February 9, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, given on 26 January 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four

February 2, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, given on 2 February 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

January 26, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, given on 26 January 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

January 19, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, given on 19 January 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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The Humanity of Anne Lee Tzu Pheng

November 3, 2017

This foreword appears in the Artist in Words exhibition booklet celebrating the life and work of Singaporean poet Anne Lee Tzu Pheng. The exhibition, held at The Arts House between 3 and 12 November 2017, was part of the Literary Pioneers segment of the Singapore Writers Festival. The entire exhibition booklet can be downloaded here.

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Spiaking Singlish: A Companion to How Singaporeans Communicate

October 6, 2017

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Marshall-Cavendish Editions, 2018

Second Prize in the English (Adult) Category of the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

Spiaking Singlish

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Death Wish

October 6, 2017

Written by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Landmark Books, 2017

Death Wish

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Gweek Talks Singathology!

November 5, 2015

This is the transcript of my speech made on behalf of all who worked on Singathology at the launch of this 2-volume work in the City Hall Chamber of the National Gallery Singapore on 5 November 2015.

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The Other Merlion and Friends

October 10, 2015

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Landmark Books, 2015

The Other Merlion and Friends

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Who Wants to Buy an Expanded Edition of a Book of Poems?

October 10, 2015

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Landmark Books, 2015

Nominee for the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards 2016

Who Wants to Buy an Expanded Edition of a Book of Poems?

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Through a Glass Darkly

April 30, 2014

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This review of Yong Shu Hoong’s The Viewing Party appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Volume 13.2 (2014).

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10 More Things You Probably Didn’t Know about “Myth of the Stone”

October 28, 2013

To celebrate the 20th anniversary return of Gwee Li Sui’s Myth of the StoneGweek Culture presents 10 more fun facts you probably didn’t know about this historic graphic novel. The new edition will get a Singapore Writers Festival launch on 2 November 2013 at 2.30pm.

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Myth of the Stone: 20th Anniversary Edition

October 18, 2013

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Epigram Books, 2013

One of 85 landmark books named by the National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Myth Cover 2

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Wena Poon Talks Bull!

July 20, 2010

Source: Salt Publishing

On 12 July 2010, writer Wena Poon launched her new novel Alex y Robert at the London Literature Festival. Just this week, she heard that the book would be serialised by London BBC Radio for its programme Books at Bedtime. Poon is a Singapore-born American author whose works include Lions in Winter (2007), The Proper Care of Foxes (2009), and The Biophilia Omnibus (2009). Winner of the 2010 Willesden Herald Prize, she has also been nominated for the Frank O’Connor Award twice and shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize and the Malaysia Readers’ Choice Awards.

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The English Renaissance, Orientalism, and the Idea of Asia

March 15, 2010

Edited by Debra Johanyak and Walter S. H. Lim

Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

Contributed:
Westward to the Orient: The Specter of Scientific China in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis

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