If you're at Kinokuniya NgeeAnn City today pls join us for the launch of @BukuFixi 's Heat, Flesh & Trash at 2pm
For this three-book anthology, the writers chose to interpret ‘urban’ as a state of mind rather than population count or infrastructural development. As such, some of the stories and essays featured in the books take place in very remote places. As part of the selection process for Heat , the editors tried to select the more unexpected, thoughtful and risk-taking from the available pool of writing, forging from them a compendium of twisted, tender visions of the region. In Flesh , the stories explore what it is like to be flesh in this urban environment, a situation akin to that of the tightly fitted cellular bodies that make up organs. For Trash , the writers sorted through ‘trash’ and found things that can be valued as still useful, things that deserved to be salvaged and recycled or reused, but they also point unflinchingly at structures, strictures and modes of thought...