Pure Talents bilingual emcee Danny Yeo has been hosting Readers’ Choice Awards since its inception, and this year marked the 8th year of Popular Holdings Limited organising this prestigious award in Singapore. It was conceived to encourage and promote the local literacy scene.
The winners for 2019 were:
English Adult Category –
1st prize, Tall Order : The Goh Chok Tong Story Vol.1 by Peh Shing Huei
2nd prize, Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore
by Kwa Chong Guan, Derek Heng, Peter Borschberg and Tan Tai Yong
3rd prize, Can Singapore Fall by Lim Siong Guan
English Children Category –
1st prize, The One And Only Inuka by Alan John and illustrated by Quek Hong Shin
2nd prize, Secrets of Singapore: Changi Airport by Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim
3rd prize, Sherlock Sam and the Mysterious Mastermind in Seoul by A.J. Low
Chinese Category –
1st prize, 又是这一班6/翁添保
2nd prize, 沙漠里的故事/尤今
3rd prize, 珍惜生命感恩人生/卓顺发
Pure Talents would like to congratulate all winners and all nominees! We would like to encourage readers to continue supporting local authors and their works!