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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY

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  • Ellice Handy

    Our Favourite Recipes

    $49.00

    This is a completely new edition of one of the most outstanding recipe compendiums of Asian homecooking. First published in 1987, the book covers dishes from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and the Philippines. The 210 recipes are unusual yet authentic, and are a welcome addition to the standard repertoir published in cookbooks on Asian food. The extraordinary collection of traditional and contemporary dishes, developed by well-known home chefs and...

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  • MD Sharif Uddin

    Stranger To My World

    $25.00

    153,000 foreign construction workers - 47% - were infected by COVID-19 in Singapore. MD Sharif Uddin gives voice to their experience through his personal diary of 2020 which records honest details of the anxieties, uncertainties, frustrations – and longings – faced by himself and his migrant brothers. Dormitory life, hospitalisation, quarantine in community care facilities and the aid rendered by kind Singaporeans give searing insight into the sacrifices of those who helped to build Singapore...

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  • Anne Lee Tzu Pheng

    Soul's Festival

    $26.00

    This collection brings together in one volume, the author’s first four volumes of poetry which have long been out of print: Prospect Of A Drowning (1980), Against The Next Wave (1988), The Brink Of An Amen (1991), and Lambada By Galilee & Other Surprises (1997). These won her numerous awards and international recognition, including the Singapore Cultural Medallion for Literature (1985), the SEA (South East Asia) WRITE Award 1987, and the Gabriela Mistral Award (1995) from the Republic of ...

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  • Adrian Tan

    The Teenage Workbook

    $18.00

    Lustier than the last, faster than the first, the Teenage Workbook takes an unex purgated romp through the home, school and love life of people teetering on the brink of teen and adulthood. Yes, people like Dr E (We’ll tell you what E stands for) Sopramaniam, MA (East Anglia), PhD (Calcutta). People like Mills & Boon, Bikini Nikki and a hunky Dream Guy named Daniel. People like our old friends Chung Kai, Mui Ee, Kok Sean and Sissy. Theirs is a story of loony turns and unexpected twists,...

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  • Adrian Tan

    The Teenage Texbook

    $18.00

    This book is for teenagers from 11 to 81. It is a story about love, lust and lechery, all happening in the pressing space of six-and-a-half weeks (but as this is a family book, we shall not say where or how it’s pressing.) Lee Mui Ee is the Ice Cream Girl. Tom D’Cruz, the Dashing Athletic Hero. Yeo Chung Kai is Mr Outstandingly Average while Sissy Song and Loo Kok Sean are the Princess of PJC and the Aspiring College Cassanova respectively. Who will melt the Ice Cream Girl? Who or what will s...

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  • MD Sharif Uddin

    Stranger To Myself

    $22.00

    The sacrifices of migrant workers are written in every inch of Singapore – in the bricks of buildings, ship irons, under the floor of houses. Thousands of years later, someone may hear the story of our pain and sacrifice from the walls of this city. After about a decade here, I have many stories and recollections to share with you. This diary contains the collected fragments of my experiences. It is not my intention to write anything against my homeland or this country. No hurt feelings, plea...

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    Alfian Sa'at

    One Fierce Hour

    $18.00

    One Fierce Hour is Alfian Sa’at’s first and breakout work. It was hailed as ‘truly a landmark’ for Singaporean poetry when it was published in 1998 when the poet was just 21 years old. Since, then it has been kept in print and has entered the list of canonical anthologies of Singapore literature. The collection contains the anti-anthem Singapore You Are Not My Country written well before social media gave voice to dissent and different views of Singapore. Alfian remains an intelligent writer ...

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  • Gwee Li Sui

    Written Country

    $26.00

    Written Country: The History of Singapore Through Literature intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through ­fifty defining moments from the Fall of Singapore to the passing of Lee Kuan Yew. The works of Singapore’s best novelists, poets and playwrights anthologised in this telling include: Introduction of CPF by Gopal BarathamFirst Merdeka Talks by Hedwig AnuarWomen’s Charter by Lee Tzu PhengOperation Coldstore by Said ZahariPulau Senang Mutiny by Dave ChuaNational Theatre...

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