Synopsis: A man witnesses the key milestones of Singapore's history - from the time of Sang Nila Utama up to the present day. He offers a unique perspective on education, health, food, politics, national service, public transport, foreign talent, and other subjects close to Singaporeans' hearts.
TEN STICKS AND ONE RICE
By Oh Yong Hwee and Koh Hong Teng
Synopsis: Mr Neo Hock Seng is an illegal bookie, secret-society member, street hawker and more.
As Singapore transforms from a kampung to a cosmopolitan city, he struggles to make sense of life and eke out a living, as he finds his old ways and values increasingly challenged.
The books can be bought at all major bookstores here, including Kinokuniya and Select Books.