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    Min Jin Lee

    Pachinko

    $22.00

    Yeongdo, Korea 1911. In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The ...

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    Isa Kamari

    1819

    $23.00

    1819. That was the year Stamford Raffles landed at South Point and founded SIngapore. It was also the year that the famous Muslim saint Habib Nuh c...

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    Yeng Pway Ngon

    Unrest

    $28.00

    Translated by Jeremy Tiang When the fervour of revolution is gone, what remains? Four leftist teenagers in 1950s Malaya dedicate themselves to over...

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    Yeng Pway Ngon

    Costume

    $28.00

    Translated by Jeremy Tiang In the 1910s, thirteen-year-old Leong Ping Hung comes to Singapore from China to seek his fortune. Decades later, he is ...

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    Madeleine Thien

    Certainty

    $21.00

    In present-day Vancouver, Gail Lim, a producer of radio documentaries, is haunted by the mysterious events in her father’s childhood in war-torn As...

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    Toni Morrison

    Beloved

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    It is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at S...

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    Maggie O'Farrell

    Hamnet

    $22.00

    On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for hel...

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    Asako Serizawa

    Inheritors

    $46.00

    Spanning more than 150 years, and set in multiple locations in colonial and postcolonial Asia and the United States, Inheritors paints a kaleidosco...

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    Shūsaku Endō

    Silence

    $22.00

    Translated by William Johnston Beneath the light of the candle I am sitting with my hands on my knees, staring in front of me. And I keep turning o...

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    Shawna Yang Ryan

    Green Island

    $29.00

    Taipei, February 28, 1947: As an uprising rocks Taiwan, a young doctor is taken from his newborn daughter by Chinese Nationalists, on charges of sp...

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    Amitav Ghosh

    Gun Island

    $27.00

    Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one that turns Deen Datta’s world upside down. A dealer of rare books, Deen is used to a quiet life spent indoors,...

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    Marilynne Robinson

    Gilead

    $27.00

    In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son...

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