CCLaP Fridays: Singapore Noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

singaporenoirThis week I review Singapore Noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, about the dreamers, desperation, and bad decisions that make up the noir genre in a city with no crime.  This is good crime fiction, lah.

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To get the feel and flavor for this hyper-capitalist multie-ethnic authoritarian city-state, check out these clips from Anthony Bourdain’s visit from No Reservations.

And here’s a clip on how to make the famous Singapore Sling:

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