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SINGAPORE BOOK PUBLISHERS SINGAPORE ASSOCIATION BOOK PUBLISHERS 1968-2018 ASSOCIATION 1968-2018

YOUR BOOKS YOUR MUST-READ MUST-READ BOOKS ON IN SINGAPORE SINGAPORE ON PUBLISHING PUBLISHING IN

FEATURING THE TOP BOOK COVERS IN THE LAST 50 YEARS AND STORIES FEATURING BOOK COVERS IN THE LAST 50 YEARS AND STORIES ABOUTTHE THETOP VIBRANT PUBLISHING INDUSTRY IN SINGAPORE ABOUT THE VIBRANT PUBLISHING INDUSTRY IN SINGAPORE

COVERSTORIES STORIES COVER

LEAD STORIES STORIES

The SingaporeBook BookPublishers PublishersAssociation Association The Singapore marks its fiftieth anniversary with some of of marks its fiftieth anniversary with some the most important publications Singapore the most important publications Singapore has produced. Cover Stories explores a has produced. Cover Stories explores a selection of landmark books from 1968 to selection of landmark books from 1968 to 2018, each representing a milestone in 2018, each representing a milestone in Singapore's publishing history. Singapore's publishing history.

In In 1968, 1968, the the Singapore SingaporeBook BookPublishers PublishersAssociation Association (SBPA) was formed, shortly after had (SBPA) was formed, shortly afterthe thecity citystate state had gained independence. This was a time where a few gained independence. This was a time where a few hundred books were published annually in Singapore. hundred books were published annually in Singapore. Today, her publishing output has swelled to more than Today, her publishing output has swelled to more than 10,000 books a year, in a diverse range of genres, 10,000 books a year, in a diverse range of genres, formats and languages. formats and languages.

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From literary works and memoirs to even From literary works and memoirs to even textbooks, these books represent facets of textbooks, these books represent facets of Singapore's written culture that continue to Singapore's written culture that continue to inspire. inspire.

Scan to buy or purchase them Scan to buy or purchase them at Kinokuniya Bookstores, atTimes Kinokuniya Bookstores, Bookstores,

Times Bookstores, Localbooks.sg, Amazon.sg and Localbooks.sg, Amazon.sg and other independent bookstores. other independent bookstores.

BY BY LIM LIM LI LI KOK KOK

In Lead Stories - 50 Years of Singapore Publishing, we In Lead Stories - 50 Years of Singapore Publishing, we explore the past of Singapore's publishing industry to explore the past of Singapore's publishing industry to map out its long-forgotten roots and its winding journey map out its long-forgotten roots and its winding journey of progress in the past fifty years. The collection of of progress inbook the past fifty years. stories in this acknowledge theThe hardcollection work andof stories of in publishers, this book acknowledge the hard work and efforts past and present - a diverse crowd efforts of publishers, past and present a diverse crowd of idealists, romantics, storytellers and teachers. of idealists, romantics, storytellers and teachers.

Publishing has always been considered an industry that Publishing always been considered industry that is fuelled byhas great passion and dedication.an This is is fuelled by great passion and dedication. is especially true for Singaporean's pioneering This publishers especially true up foraSingaporean's pioneering who have built world-class book industry publishers against all odds. The SBPA is proud to stand book by itsindustry membersagainst and who have built up a world-class all support the publishing industry in its bright future odds. The SBPA is proud to stand by its members and ahead. the publishing industry in its bright future support ahead.


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