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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a biography showcasing the life and work of Chan Hock Chye, a pioneering but largely forgotten comics artist in Singapore. With a career spanning more than five decades, from pre-independent Singapore through its three Prime Ministers, Chan’s work reflects the changing political and economic environment in Singapore.Containing Chan’s original illustrations, paintings and sketches, this is a groundbreaking work and labour of love aimed at recapturing the portrait of an artist, whose deep passion for comics and country is given a fitting tribute by award-winning comics artist Sonny Liew.New York Times bestsellerWinner of the 2016 Singapore Literature Prize for FictionWinner of the 2016 Singapore Book Awards for Book of the Year and Best Book Cover DesignWinner of the 2017 Eisner Awards for: Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia Best Writer/Artist Best Publication Design Shortlisted for the 2017 Eisner Awards for: Best Graphic Album—New Best Coloring Best Lettering Economist Book of the Year (2016)NPR Graphic Novel Pick for 2016Washington Post Best Graphic Novel of 2016New York Post Best Books of 2016Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016South China Morning Post Top 10 Asian books of 2016A.V. Club Best Comics of 2016Comic Books Resources Top 100 Comics of 2016Mental Floss Most Interesting Graphic Novel of 2016