Parts of this post are outdated, but the information about the books is current.It was first written to celebrate a crowdfunding success on Zingohub....
The i ate tiong bahru glassware crowdfunding campaign
went 30% over target in the first three days... and ended at 175%- well over target!
i ate tiong bahru
A national bestseller in Singapore, iatb
is a collection of short stories about Tiong Bahru, a community living in an estate composed of uniquely styled Art Deco buildings. "Unlike anything else I've read.""Black's love letter is one of the best introductions to a country and a state that you might read" Art Review Asia
. More reviews here.
Free download from Amazon on November 13,2016.
If you are an art collector, an adventurous reader and a drinker of caffeinated beverages, YOUR DREAM HAS COME TRUE...(click to join the club)
Obama Search Words
Stephen Black's first book; dynamic, it captures Barack Obama in a style like no other. Free download from Amazon on November 13, 2016.
Obama Search Words
was once enrolled in an Unglue campaign. Here is the video produced for that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eo-4cmUQubA
Japanese rice seasonings, love and a look at life in Clementi, a small town in Singapore. Free download from Amazon on November 13, 2016
Bali Wave Ghost
a photograph of a dancer on a farm, the title and the author's name
"a mad work of genius", Richard E. Lewis, author of the bestseller Bones of the Dark Moon
, a novel set amidst the horrific killings in Bali during the Sixties. Free download from Amazon on November 13, 2016
Proposed cover for Bali Wave Ghost, the latest book by Stephen Black
by Cyril Wong, who is a Singapore Literature Prize-winning poet, fictionist and critic.Free download from Amazon on November 13, 2016
George Parel's design is clean and eye-catching
- Do not download this book unless you are adventurous. This isn't something you read, it's the start of a lifelong journey. Free download from Amazon on November 13, 2016
Contact With Shadow
Flame magnet is go!
Art by David Severn
....not free, but becoming unglued! Check out the video as well as a photo exhibition.
CWS is an undiscovered classic, full of melancholic swirling laments about lost love. amidst exquisite descriptions of Singapore. Also includes plenty of references to history and little-known baked goods.
Book Merah titles in a free ebook giveaway
here, however, is an email which I am sending, in various forms, to everyone on my email mailing list...
Just letting you know that I am starting a new book about Tiong Bahru, this one emphasizing photography. The working title is Tiong Bahru Time
.... Here is a brief blog post
Finally, there will be another free giveaway of Book Merah ebooks....check here
As you may know, I Ate Tiong Bahru has sold 2000 copies. It is a bestseller!
All the best and see you in Tiong Bahru!