Book Review

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Book Review: An Oz chef’s culinary biography

One of Australia's most talented and charismatic chefs, Andrew Blake, has released his second cookbook, Blake’s Feast – A Life in Food. Even with the surfeit of cookbooks out there, this one is...
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Book Review: The Silk King’s Disappearance

On Easter Sunday 1967, the most famous American in Southeast Asia went for a short walk in the Malaysian hill station of Cameron Highlands and disappeared, as thoroughly as if he had been taken up into the air ...
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Book Review: Crackdown on China’s Uyghurs

In February 1997, the Chinese government’s suppression of protests in Ghulja in northwest China thrust the Uyghur people briefly onto the world stage. The protests were an expression of dissent against th...
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Book Review: Searching for Singapore’s Porn Star

'Singapore Rebel: Searching for Annabel Chong' by Gerrie Lim, Monsoon Books, paperback, S$19.80 in Singapore. Also available in Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Amazon Kindle. Annabe...
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Book Review: Kuan Yew’s Grim Vision

What will happen to Singapore when its 87-year old founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies? Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going, a new 458-page book by journalists from the Straits Times based on a series of intervie...