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Join former civil servant Lim Siong Guan at The Straits Times' Big Read Meet on March 28

Published on Mar 21, 2014 7:14 PM
 
Senior writer Cheong Suk-Wai (right, in black) moderating The Straits Times’ second Big Read Meet at the National Library Board headquarters on Nov 27, 2013. The StraitsTimes' first non-fiction book club, The Big Read Meet, will be back with a difference on March 28 at the Central Public Library in Victoria Street. -- ST FILE PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI

THE STRAITS TIMES' first non-fiction book club, The Big Read Meet, will be back with a difference on March 28 at the Central Public Library in Victoria Street.

The meet, which the newspaper launched in July 2013 with the support of the National Library Board, is pegged to senior writer Cheong Suk-Wai's fortnightly reviews of books on ideas titled The Big Read.

Next Friday will be the first time that the club hosts its first author, Mr Lim Siong Guan, the group president of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation.

Mr Lim will give a talk on his first book, The Leader, The Teacher & You: Leadership Through A Third Generation, which he launched here on January 9. In it, he imparts the principles, values and challenges of Singapore's pioneering leaders, as they shaped the city-state into one of the world's most admired countries.

 
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Join Mr Lim Siong Guan and his daughter Joanne Lim for a talk and chat on their book, The Leader, The Teacher & You from 6:30pm on Friday March 28 (2014) at the Central Public Library, B1, National Library Board headquarters at 100 Victoria Street. Secure a seat by sending your name, NRIC and contact numbers and occupation to readsingapore@nlb.gov.sg, with the subject heading "The Big Read Meet".