The River’s Song, Singapore Noir vie for the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards 2014


SuchenOne of the best literary novels of this year, The River’s Song, by award-winning novelist Suchen Christine Lim (who is also one of Kitaab’s Advisory Board members) is in the running for this year’s Popular Bookstore’s Readers Choice Awards.

Cheryl TanThe other important work of fiction that is also vying for the same award is Singapore Noir, a collection of stories edited by Cheryl Tan (read the Kitaab interview with Tan).

Popular is Singapore’s largest bookstore chain, the Barnes & Noble of Singapore, if you will.

Here is the full list of nominated titles (adult category):
RIVER'S SONG The River’s Song
By Suchen Christine LimSingapore Noir
By Cheryl TanAs the Heart Bones Break
By Audrey Chin

Singapore Noir (frontcover)One More Chance: The Story of Benny Se Teo
By Colin Cheong

Life in the Skies
By Captain Lim Khoy Hing

Asian Spine Chillers Vol 1
By Andrew Lee

The Leader, Teacher and You
By Lim Siong Guan

The Tommy Koh Reader
By Tommy Koh

Teenage Rebels
By Kaiwen Leong

To vote for your book of choice, please visit this link. You don’t have to be a Singaporean to vote.