Venue: ilovebooks.com Pavilion, Campus Green, Singapore Management University (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Simon Reynolds
Behind the accomplished sportsman is often a fascinating tale waiting to be told. Discover how these leading authors uncover the drama behind wrestling, cricket and sharp-shooting to draw larger lessons about life itself.
Mick Foley’s appearance is supported by the United States Embassy, Singapore
Featuring: Charlson Ong, Che Husna Azhari, Philip Jeyaretnam, Seno Gumira Ajidarma
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Koh Tai Ann
With all of Southeast Asia’s diversity, can one speak of a common sensibility that the region’s authors share? Come join this literary interlogue that celebrates how our different arts, languages, literatures and cultures inform one another.
Featuring: Brian Castro, Rosaly Puthucheary, Troy Chin
Venue: The Ixora Room, The Peranakan Museum (Capacity: 65)
Moderator: Carolyn Camoens
What happens when the lines between fiction and fact blur and our pasts are re-imagined? What powers are invested in the author, who has the ability to conjure up words and realise new realities? Do books always provide an avenue of escape?