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IMHO #2: "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson

  • The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane Singapore, 179429 Singapore (map)

Ever read a book and wanted to share your thoughts on it with others? Join us in this second edition of the IMHO series moderated by Cheong Suk-Wai, featuring a discussion on the novel Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.

A watershed moment in the environmental movement, Silent Spring documents the adverse effects of the indiscriminate use of pesticides, accusing the chemical industry of spreading disinformation and public officials of accepting industry claims unquestioningly. As the environment becomes a key player on the global political stage, this session of IMHO returns to the text that started it all.

Cheong Suk-Wai has been a lawyer and journalist for more than 20 years, and a writer of prose, poems and songs for even longer than that. With 32 national and international writing awards to date, she is the author of four books including The Architecture Of Atmosphere (2012); the official SG50 book Living The Singapore Story (2015); and In Chambers: 150 Years of Upholding the Rule of Law (2017), the first book to record the past 150 years of Singapore's Attorney-General Chambers’ history.

VENUE: The Arts House (Living Room)
ADDRESS: 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429
EVENT WEBSITE: The Arts House, Peatix (for registration)

13 Dec 2018, 7pm–8.30pm