16–28 february, 2018

Books

  • Pritham K. Chakravarthy & Rakesh Khanna, eds., The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Volume 2
  • Azareen Van der Vleet Oloomi, Call Me Zebra
  • Evan S. Connell, Mrs. Bridge
  • Evan S. Connell, Mr. Bridge
  • Anthony Burgess, Little Wilson and Big God
  • Boris Vian, Autumn in Peking, translated by Paul Knobloch

Films

  • The Big Clock, directed by John Farrow
  • Lady Bird, dir. Greta Gerwig
  • Meet Me in St. Louis, dir. Vincente Minnelli

1–15 february, 2018

Books

  • Raduan Nassar, Ancient Tillage, translated by K. S. Sotelino
  • Jim Thompson, The Killer Inside Me
  • John Waters, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
  • Pramoedya Ananta Toer, It’s Not an All Night Fair, trans. C. W. Watson
  • John Waters, Crackpot
  • Satyajit Ray, The Mystery of Monroe Island and Other Stories, trans. Indrani Majumdar
  • Gita Mehta, Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East
  • R. K. Narayan, The Man-Eater of Malgudi

Exhibits

  • “Kim Lim: Sculpting Light,” STPI, Singapore
  • Government Museum, Chennai, India
  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India
  • “Anja Dodiya: The Air Is a Mill of Hooks,” Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
  • “A Search in Five Directions: Textiles from the Vishwakarma Exhibitions,” National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, New Delhi, India
  • “Dhanraj Bhagat 1917–1988: Journey from the Physical to the Spiritual,” National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
  • “In the Seeds of Time,” National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

january 16–31, 2018

Books

  • Marlen Haushofer, The Wall, translated by Shaun Whiteside
  • Antoine Volodine, Bardo or Not Bardo, trans. J. T. Mahany
  • Krys Lee, How I Became a North Korean
  • Shirley Hazzard, People in Glass Houses
  • Italo Calvino, The Castle of Crossed Destinies, trans. William Weaver
  • A. E. van Vogt, The World of Null-A
  • H. G. Wells, The Wonderful Visit
  • Edmond Jabès, The Book of Margins, trans. Rosmarie Waldrop
  • Giorgio Bassani, Within the Walls, trans. Jamie McKendrick
  • Cyril Wong, Ten Things My Father Never Taught Me
  • Kenneth Fearing, The Big Clock
  • Evelyn Waugh, Decline and Fall

Films

  • ฝันบ้าคาราโอเกะ (Fun Bar Karaoke), directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
  • It’s a Gift, dir. Norman Z. McLeod
  • Step Brothers, dir. Adam McKay
  • Phantom Thread, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
  • The Bank Dick, dir. Edward Kline

Exhibits

  • “Early Years Project #2: Anticipation,” BACC, Bangkok
  • Jutarad Phattharasirasak & Rungruang Sittirerk, “Object and Relation,” People’s Gallery, BACC
  • “Points Exquisite and Clod of Clay,” People’s Gallery, BACC
  • “Entang Wiharso: Half Degree of Separation,” Tang Contemporary, Bangkok
  • “Aracha Cholitgul: Museum of the Swamp of Eels,” Nova Contemporary, Bangkok
  • “Jedsada Tangtrakulwong: Eclipse,” H Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Jason Wee: Stand. Move. (A Labyrinth),” H Project Space, Bangkok
  • “Chulayarnnon Siriphol: Museum of Kirati,” Bangkok Citycity Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Kata Sangkhae: Narrative of Monuments,” Kathmandu Photo Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast Asia,” Singapore Art Museum
  • “Street Mining: Contemporary Art from the Philippines,” Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
  • “Erianto: Artificially in Order,” Element Art Space, Singapore
  • “Folkloristics,” Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
  • “Yeo Kaa: Alone but Not Lonely,” Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
  • “Melati Suryodarmo: Timoribus,” Shanghart Gallery, Singapore
  • “Chen Wei: Fresh Dewdrop,” Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
  • “Hiromi Tango: Chromosomes,” Sullivan + Strumpf, Singapore
  • “Sarah Choo Jing: Accelerated Intimacy,” Yeo Workshop, Singapore
  • “The Oceanic,” NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore

january 1–15, 2018

Books

  • R. Parthasarathy, ed., Ten Twentieth-Century Indian Poets
  • Edmund White, Our Young Man
  • Danzy Senna, You Are Free
  • Fanny Howe, Gone
  • Anne Lee Tzu Pheng, Literary Pioneer Anne Lee Tzu Pheng—Artist in Words
  • Francesco Pacifico, The Story of My Purity, translated by Stephen Twilley
  • Annie Ernaux, Things Seen, trans. Jonathan Kaplansky
  • Anna Maria Ortese, The Bay Is Not Naples, trans. Frances Frenaye
  • Roger Lewinter, The Attraction of Things, trans. Rachel Careau
  • Amélie Nothomb, Pétronille, trans. Alison Anderson
  • Antonio Tabucchi, For Isabel: A Mandala, trans. Elizabeth Harris
  • Christine Chia, Joshua Ip & Cheryl Julia Lee, eds., A Luxury We Must Afford: An Anthology of Singapore Poetry
  • Alan Felsenthal, Lowly
  • Antonio Tabucchi, Time Ages in a Hurry, trans. Martha Cooley & Antonio Romani
  • Italo Calvino, The Cloven Viscount, trans. Archibald Colquhoun

december 16–31, 2017

Books

  • Jean Giono, Melville: A Novel, translated by Paul Eprile
  • Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell, The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
  • Édouard Levé, Autoportrait, trans. Lorin Stein
  • Michel Tournier, Eleazar, Exodus to the West, trans. Jonathan F. Krell
  • Lynne Tillman, Haunted Houses
  • Barbara Howes, ed., The Eye of the Heart: Short Stories from Latin America
  • Matt Ruff, Lovecraft Country
  • Kamala Das, Childhood in Malabar: A Memoir, trans. Gita Krishnankutty

Exhibits

  • “Threads & Tensions: Stories from Southeast Asia,” Yeo Workshop, Singapore
  • “Luke Heng: After Asphodel,” Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore
  • Indo-Portugeuse Museum, Kochi, India
  • Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi

december 1–15, 2017

Books

  • Iris Murdoch, Henry and Cato
  • Charles Portis, The Dog of the South
  • Peter Reading, Work in Regress
  • Charles Portis, Norwood
  • Marc Nair & Nicola Anthony, Intersection
  • Emmanuel Carrère, Lives Other Than My Own, translated by Linda Coverdale
  • Mary Ruefle, Trances of the Blast
  • Fanny Howe, Second Childhood

Films

  • Logan Lucky, directed by Steven Soderbergh
  • The Phenix City Story, dir. Phil Karlson

Exhibits

  • “Between Worlds: Raden Saleh & Juan Luna,” National Gallery, Singapore
  • “Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay,” National Gallery

november 1–15, 2017

Books

  • Charles Portis, Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany
  • Hidayah Amin, Bahasa: A Guide to Malay Languages: Banjar, Bawean, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Slitar, and Tagalog
  • Dana Spiotta, Innocents and Others
  • Mohsin Hamid, Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, London

october 16–31, 2017

Books

  • Danzy Senna, Caucasia
  • Michael Ondaatje, Running in the Family
  • J. B. Disanayaka, Isurumuni Rock Temple
  • Senake Bandaranayake, Sigiriya: City Palace Gardens Monasteries Paintings
  • Shyam Selvadurai, Funny Boy
  • Percival Everett, Half an Inch of Water: Stories
  • Marc Spitz & Brendan Mullen, We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk
  • John Doe & Tom DeSavia, Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk
  • Danzy Senna, New People
  • Paul Theroux, The Consul’s File
  • Amélie Nothomb, Life Form, trans. Alison Anderson
  • Eileen Myles, Inferno
  • Percival Everett, The Body of Martin Aguilera
  • Percival Everett, Damned If I Do
  • Percival Everett, Big Picture
  • Percival Everett, The Weather and Women Treat Me Fair
  • Percival Everett, Percival Everett by Virgil Russell

Exhibits

  • National Museum, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Abhayagiri Museum, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Isurumuniya Museum, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Ceylon Tea Museum, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Sri Dalada Museum, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Maritime Museum, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Historical Mansion Museum, Galle, Sri Lanka

october 1–15, 2017

Books

  • Sonny Liew, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye
  • Donald Young et al., A Little Ramble: In the Spirit of Robert Walser
  • Ross Macdonald, The Drowning Pool
  • Ross Macdonald, The Way Some People Die
  • Percival Everett, Assumption
  • Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East
  • Anthony Burgess, One Hand Clapping
  • Anthony Burgess, The Doctor Is Sick
  • Antonia Pozzi, Poems, translated by Peter Robinson
  • Marc Spitz & Brendan Mullen, We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk

Films

  • Alien: Covenant, directed by Ridley Scott
  • Blade Runner 2049, dir. Denis Villeneuve