Welcome to the Mauritius Book Fair (now in its 10th year), held out-of-doors on the Port Louis waterfront? Have e-books arrived on this tropical island in the sun? Was any book fair opened by a nation's President with a more mellifluous name than Mrs. Monique Agnes Ohsan Bellepeau? How do you say Red Rackham's Treasure in Créole, and why was Shenaz Patel so keen to translate the adventures of M Tintin? What sort of bookseller leads with that old chestnut Mao Zedong: Man, Not God? All these questions (and many more) were answered during a quick visit to this quirky but wonderful gathering of book people.
Combining brilliant photos by some of Singapore's top and up-and-coming photojournalists, with interactive features, music and videos, this app forms an appealing record of this unique year of elections in Singapore's recent history.