Mad about Crazy Rich Asians trilogy

Kevin Kwan took the top three spots on number of e-books borrowed while When Breath Becomes Air was the National Library Board’s most borrowed physical book

Mortality, lavish wealth and mystery captivated the imagination of Singapore library readers this year.

The top physical book borrowed from the National Library Board's (NLB) libraries this year is the 2016 best-selling memoir, When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi, which had 2,300 loans.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 30, 2018, with the headline 'Mad about Crazy Rich Asians trilogy'. Print Edition | Subscribe