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The Nightingale

  • Read for Relief

    Read for Relief

    For Wardah Books, our resolution is to donate a percentage of our sales proceeds in Ramadan this year to providing aid to the dire food crisis in Gaza. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, “four out of five of the hungriest people anywhere in the world are in Gaza”.
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  • Reducing Retail Packaging Waste

    Reducing Retail Packaging Waste

    In line with government initiative to move towards becoming a zero-waste nation and to reduce retail packaging waste specifically, Wardah Books will be implementing three changes starting 2 Jan 2024: Bring Your Own Bags We encourage all customers to bring...

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  • Write on Time

    Write on Time

    The Quran repeatedly emphasises contemplation as a crucial function of the heart that interprets meaning within natural phenomena, the theatre of human history, and even our own lives. There is meaning everywhere, and as Muslims we reject the view that life is meaningless. We are meaning-making beings, or more accurately, meaning-discovering beings.
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  • Moments to Remember

    Moments to Remember

    It was a moment of quiet tenderness and a reminder that a child first sees the world refracted through their relationship with their parents or primary caregivers. This is how human beings begin and this is how we are. This also speaks to the power of the book to elicit empathy and even identity – the characters or situations in the story need not be identical to us for us to understand their world (and to expand ours). This power retains its potency even amid the pervasiveness of digital screen-based media.
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  • Wardah Books of the Year 2022

    Wardah Books of the Year 2022

    The past year has been a wonderful one and we are thankful for every single day... And with that, we turn to what our booksellers have chosen to be the best of the year 2022. We hope that you have had a wonderful year of unhurried reading and stillness. The secret gift of reading is time. And Allah knows best.
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  • NLB's Recordings: "Reading in the Age of Distraction"

    NLB's Recordings: "Reading in the Age of Distraction"

    Recognising the need to inculcate good reading habits and help overcome distraction, the National Library Board of Singapore started in 2021 a series of seminars on Reading in the Age of Distraction (RAD). The first seminar on 9 July, titled “Read to Focus: The Art of Focused Reading in an Age of Distraction,” features the panellists Professor Emerita Naomi Baron (American University in Washington, DC), Associate Professor Loh Chin Ee (National Institute of Education), and moderator Ibrahim Tahir (Wardah Books)
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  • Selamat Hari Raya

    Selamat Hari Raya

    After a couple of years living with strict social distancing, this year's Eid does feel like one of these breezes of Mercy. It is a mercy to be with friends and family, to receive them into our lives again, illuminating each other’s homes with joy and fellowship.
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