by Olivia Ho

The world’s biggest trade publisher, Penguin Random House, will be entering South-east Asia with a bang this year by putting out close to 100 titles.

Its new South-east Asian publishing arm, headquartered in Singapore, on Friday (Feb 15) launched its inaugural catalogue of 93 titles, which features writers from 10 countries in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, children’s and learning.

These include books by Singapore-based authors, among them an otherworldly urban murder mystery by Krishna Udayasankar, a short story collection on diaspora by Elaine Chiew and a light-hearted comic novel on Bishan beauty parlours by Straits Times journalist Akshita Nanda…

Reblogged from The Straits Times

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