Bookmark This! Dreams and a drowning Bangkok

Olivia Ho (left) and Toh Wen Li (right).
Olivia Ho (left) and Toh Wen Li (right).ST PHOTO: RICHARD NEWLOVE

Join Life reporters Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li in this monthly podcast by The Straits Times in which they talk about books in the headlines and recommend new reads.

In this episode, they dip into dreams and a drowning city in Singaporean poet Cyril Wong's phantasmagoric collection Oneiros, recently reprinted by Math Paper Press, and Thai author Pitchaya Sudbanthad's debut novel Bangkok Wakes To Rain, which jumps through time from the 19th century to a post-diluvian future.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2019, with the headline 'Bookmark This! Dreams and a drowning Bangkok'. Print Edition | Subscribe