Book Review: The Myopic Years

Title:        The Myopic Years Author:   Poppy Pachinko Call No.:  PAC Review: The Myopic Years traces the early life of a girl growing up in the Singaporean school system and finding herself confronted with various challenges along the way. The story begins from her primary school days and graduates subsequently into her secondary school life. […]

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Book Review: Last Boy

Title: Last Boy Author:  Ng Yi-Sheng Call No.: NG Review: This whimsical collection evinces fascinating sleights of hand in its metaphoric associations. Ng distinguishes himself with a wide-ranging erudition and cultural acumen, invoking the arcana of every field from mythology to mathematics, literature to kinesiology, to make his subtle observations about the intricacies of urban […]

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Book Review: It Had to Be You

Title: It Had To Be You Author: Timothy James Beck Call Number: 10916 Review: The playful panache and wit of writers like Neal Drinnan and Matthew Rettenmund are evoked by newcomer Beck, spinning a charming, humorously appealing tale of 30-something New York transplant Daniel Stephenson, who chucks his famously popular drag queen alter ego “Princess […]

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Book Review: Peculiar Chris

Title:        Peculiar Chris Author:    Johann S. Lee Call No.:    LEE Review: An interesting and perceptive account of a young man’s life dealing with contemporary issues, at the time, of life in Singapore. Beautifully written, poignant and reminiscent of a time, which meant much to the writer. All young gay men from around the world […]

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