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NLB’s annual celebration of the joy of reading returns! Read! Fest 2017 invites the curious and bookish of all ages to spice up their reading diet through an array of programmes across the public libraries. Be exposed to the best works by Singapore authors, fresh perspectives on familiar and new stories, and opportunities to create works that everyone can enjoy.
Fill your senses with the richness of emotions and experiences through the world of words, culminating with National Reading Day on 29 July. Find your favourite reading adventure at www.nationalreadingmovement.sg.
Heartlands Book Club with Constance Singam
Constance Singam's love affair with food began with her mother's Keralan cooking. After decades of social activism, travel and kitchen mishaps, food is still able to transport her back to a time of street hawkers and wet markets. Join Constance as she talks about her memoir, Don’t Leave Home without Your Chilli Sauce, which traces her cross-cultural food journey.
Registration is required. Suitable for adults.
About the author
Constance Singam is an author and civil society activist. Her career path took her into journalism and teaching. She took a degree in English Literature in her 40s, and a Master's degree in her 60's. In the last 30 years, Constance has led women's organisations, co-founded civil society groups, and written for various publications. Her works include Building Social Space in Singapore, Singapore Women Re-Presented and her memoir Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins.