2013 was a banner year for things made in Singapore, be they films, books or theatre.
The top 10 books of the year include Neil Gaiman's The Ocean At The End Of The Lane, Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw and Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Take a look at the full list below.
Tash Aw paints a dark yet hopeful picture of Shanghai as a metropolis where migrants seek fortunes
Part mystery and part social drama of a changing society, Claire Tham's The Inlet is a fascinating addition to Singapore fiction
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's third novel airs tragicomic truths about taboo topics
Ruth Ozeki's third novel shows how reading and writing connect two people who will never meet
Yoko Ogawa shines a kindly light into dark areas of the psyche in her fourth outing
Louise Doughty's new crime novel is not only chilling as a thriller, but also intelligent in exploring gender issues
A world-weary man looks back on a childhood adventure in Neil Gaiman's delightful novel
Colum McCann weaves fiction with fact and uses unique moments in history in his novel TransAtlantic
Writer Chi Zijian sketches the lives of the Evenki people in China vividly with richly developed characters
Khaled Hosseini's third novel is perhaps his best, showcasing a writer who has moved beyond the one-trick story.