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10 local reads for August

With National Day coming on Sunday, read local over this long weekend. In this monthly feature, The Straits Times lines up 10 hot-off-the-press home-grown books for readers to dive into

(Clockwise from left) Editors Ann Ang and Daryl Lim Wei Jie, together with author Tse Hao Guang, edited Food Republic, an anthology of fiction and poetry about Singapore food.
(Clockwise from left) Editors Ann Ang and Daryl Lim Wei Jie, together with author Tse Hao Guang, edited Food Republic, an anthology of fiction and poetry about Singapore food.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF DARYL LIM WEI JIE, EPIGRAM BOOKS, FOCUS PUBLISHING, IRENE LIM, JON GRESHAM, LANDMARK BOOKS, MARSHALL CAVENDISH, WADHAM COLLEGE

FOOD REPUBLIC

Edited by Ann Ang, Daryl Lim Wei Jie and Tse Hao Guang

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 04, 2020, with the headline '10 local reads for August'. Print Edition | Subscribe