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READING: "The Minorities" x "Girls Can't Be In the Mafia"

  • BooksActually 9 Yong Siak Street Singapore Singapore (map)

Come to BooksActually for a reading featuring Suffian Hakim and Danielle West!

About The Minorities: In this hilarious satirical novel, a quasi-potent, biracial Singaporean inventor is struggling with the fact that his father had died but did not come back as a ghost.Attempting to come to terms with it, the young narrator creates the SoundLoft, a device that turns dreams into music. Helping him out are three of his best friends: Cantona, a promising Bangladeshi artist on the run from a construction company; Tights, a Chinese illegal immigrant with a pop culture fascination; and Shanti, a gifted lab technician hiding from her abusive husband. When a powerful metaphysical being known as a pontianak begins haunting them, he and his friends find themselves embroiled in a supernatural showdown that will result in either catharsis, or the end of the world.

About Girls Can't Be In the Mafia: Morbidly funny and gut-wrenching, Danielle West’s memoir is heart-breakingly honest about her years of angst and escape. Getting away from her dysfunctional family was Danielle’s one mission as a child in America. After a stint of homelessness, she becomes a dominatrix and a go-go dancer, a soap-maker and a professional MMA fighter in London, a digital marketer and a novelist— all before stepping foot in Singapore, where she has made her home.

VENUE: BooksActually
ADDRESS: 9 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168645

18 Jan 2019, 7pm–8pm