South America is an incredibly diverse region,with a vibrant culture stemming back with diverse cultural traditions, which can be traced back to the pre-colonial period. In this edition of the newsletter, we introduce four titles that help you understand the history and politics of the continent.
- Read 4 riveting texts about South American Politics and History
- In our Literary Journal, Shannon shares about her journey to learning to love reading
- Abigail explores the fascinating fantasy world painted by The Keepers Stories
- Daphne delves into the insights that the book, The Last Lecture, has imparted upon her
South American Politics & History
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I was never a bookworm – A reflection on Shannon’s journey towards loving to read.
In this week’s article, Shannon Ling discusses her personal journey towards her love of reading. Despite never being an avid reader as a child, she is now a literature major at NUS. Want to pick up reading yourself? To find more tips on how to pick up reading as a hobby, head over to our website now!
The Keeper of Stories – Abigail explores the fascinating world created by local author Suffian Hakim.
In this Singlit book, lovers of historical fiction and magical realism will be brought into a world filled with tears of laughter and sadness. To read Abigail’s review of this magical story, head over to our website now!
The Last Lecture – A father’s parting words to his children.
If tomorrow was our last day, how would we want to be remembered?
Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was diagnosed with late stage pancreatic cancer and given only a few months to live. The Last Lecture was written to impart life lessons to his three young children. Along the way, these lessons have also changed the lives of many.
Daphne shares how these lessons have impacted her life and how it can impact yours too. To read more, head over to our website now!