Translated by Tan Dan Feng

Published by Ethos Books


Featuring new translations of previously untranslated Chinese short stories, Memorandum maps out seven decades of Sinophone Singaporean Literature. From bargirls to student activists, from trishaw men to tea merchants, this collection provides a glimpse into a world that has been previously invisible to Anglophone readers. Paired with critical essays, these stories showcase the richness and diversity of Singapore’s Chinese community, but also its inherent interconnectedness with other cultures within Singapore.


The original version of Memorandum ,《备忘录》was published in 2016. 

Memorandum / Edited by Quah Sy Ren and Hee Wai Siam

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