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Bury What We Cannot Take

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BURY WHAT WE CANNOT TAKEby Kirsten Chenpublished by Little A * The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a...
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames

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WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMESby David Sedarispublished by Back Bay Books * Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that...
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半百集

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半百集by 章良我published by Global Publishing * 今年是新加坡共和国独立50周年,也是章良我先生在他选择的家园,迎接人生50周岁的欢庆日子。章先生在新加坡经历了20多年风雨,他以独特的视角来思考和书写新加坡在地文化、历史和社会现象,让读者更能从微观处了解真实的新加坡。 本文集收纳了作者的50篇在本地报刊业已发表的文章,以四辑分类,其中既包括对当前社会现象所作的评述,也包括对新加坡文化所作的思考,还有对狮城历史的钩沉与反思,再有对岛国人文精神和华文文学的关注;等等。 家园之美好,不光是因为她有光鲜的外表,而是因着在其中生活的人物和生动的历史。作者愿与广大读者,更好地认识我们的家国,发现她的美好,走向明天。 - paperback: 224 pages- product dimensions: 149 x 210 mm- ISBN: 9789814689557
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Blank Gaze

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BLANK GAZEby José Luís Peixotopublished by Bloomsbury * In a village in the Portuguese region of Alentejo, against a background of severe rural poverty, José Luís Peixoto weaves a mesmerising...
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Beg, Steal & Borrow

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BEG, STEAL & BORROW: ARTISTS AGAINST ORIGINALITYby Robert Shorepublished by Elephant Books * “Art is theft,” Picasso once proclaimed, and much of the best and most “original” new art involves...
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Rex Regrets Volume 2

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REX REGRETS: VOLUME 2 by Jerry Teopublished by Regrettable Press * Rex regrets even more!! Rex continues to attempt at surviving the modern world. Most times he ends up regretting his...
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Soy Sauce for Beginners

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SOY SAUCE FOR BEGINNERSby Kirsten Chenpublished by Little A * Gretchen Lin leaves her heart (or at least her floundering marriage) in San Francisco, moves back to her childhood home...
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The Betel Nut Tree Mystery

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THE BETEL NUT TREE MYSTERYby Ovidia Yupublished by Constable * The second novel in Ovidia Yu's delightfully charming crime series set in 1930s Singapore, featuring amateur sleuth Su Lin. What...
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The Frangipani Tree Mystery

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THE FRANGIPANI TREE MYSTERYby Ovidia Yupublished by Constable * First in a delightfully charming crime series set in 1930s Singapore, introducing amateur sleuth SuLin, a local girl stepping in as...
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Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)

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THEFT BY FINDING: DIARIES (1977-2002)by David Sedarispublished by Black Bay Books * For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard...
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Tomboy Survival Guide

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TOMBOY SURVIVAL GUIDEby Ivan Coyotepublished by Arsenal Pulp Press * Ivan Coyote is a celebrated storyteller and the author of ten previous books, including Gender Failure (with Rae Spoon) and One in Every...

Calypso

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Calypso

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CALYPSOby David Sedarispublished by Little, Brown and Company * David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully...
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Football Leaks

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FOOTBALL LEAKSby Rafael Buschmann and Michael Wulzinger published by Guardian Faber Publishing *   One anonymous football fan. 18.6 million confidential documents. This is the explosive story of the biggest leak in sporting history...
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The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

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THE CHRYSANTHEMUM AND THE SWORDby Ruth Benedictpublished by Tuttle *  The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is the classic work that has defined our understanding of Japanese culture – of why it is...
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Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

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LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLSby David Sedarispublished by Back Bay Books *    "Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based, on this latest collection, he's getting only better."...
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Gender Failure

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GENDER FAILUREby Rae Spoon and Ivan Coyotepublished by Arsenal Pulp Press *     "Being a girl was something that never really happened for me."—Rae Spoon Ivan E. Coyote and Rae...
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Looking At Art With Alex Katz

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LOOKING AT ART WITH ALEX KATZby Alex Katzpublished by Laurence King Publishing *     Have you ever dreamt of having your own private museum tour with one of the world's...
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邻人的运气

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邻人的运气 by 原非published by Math Paper Press *   继获得2017年金笔奖小说组第一名之后,这是原非的短 篇小说作品首次结集。10则风格各异的短篇小说,独居的男子爱上了一张照片,却对照片的主人并未心动;小 女孩在父母刷洗血迹的声音中甜甜睡去,却每天深夜在特定的时间开始侦察;心如死灰的美女和第十二个男人 相亲,得知对方在屠宰场工作后却决定带给母亲见面; 老人相信凭借风水的力量便可将运气掌握在手中,就此两家邻居的命运紧紧交缠在一起。不同故事之间时有关联,文笔风格多变,多由小 事生发开来,以“城市边缘人”如独居老人,锁匠,屠宰场工人等为主体,展示了人们从童年到恋爱,结婚,繁衍,到老死的不同生命阶段里,真实而奇幻的生活困境,及对爱,尊严,或虚无缥缈之物徒劳的执著。 - paperback with cover flap: 122 pages - product dimensions: 125 x 200 mm- ISBN: 978-981-11-9276-0  
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SingPoWriMo 2018

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SINGPOWRIMO 2018The Anthologypublished by Math Paper Press *     Singapore Poetry Writing Month, or as we affectionately call it, SingPoWriMo. Write one poem a day for thirty days in the...
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Call and Response

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CALL AND RESPONSEA Migrant / Local Poetry Anthologypublished by Math Paper Press *   Singapore is a migrant nation. Who truly deserves the title 'local', and how far removed is your...
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An Epic of Durable Departures

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AN EPIC OF DURABLE DEPARTURESby Jason Weepublished by Math Paper Press *   This new poetry collection stands as a record of a friendship between two artists formed in the shadow...
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Lonely Face

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LONELY FACEby Yeng Pway Ngonpublished by Balestier Press * Singapore, late 1980s. As women gain power and independence, what’s an insecure guy to do? Lonely Face is the story of a man...

Costume

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Costume

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COSTUMEby Yeng Pway Ngonpublished by Balestier Press * In the 1910s, thirteen-year-old Leong Ping Hung comes to Singapore from China to seek his fortune. Decades later, he is a lonely...

Unrest

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Unrest

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UNRESTby Yeng Pway Ngonpublished by Balestier Press * When the fervour of revolution is gone, what remains? Four leftist teenagers in 1950s Malaya dedicate themselves to overthrowing colonialism and bringing...
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When Breath Becomes Air

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WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIRby Paul Kalanithipublished by Random House * At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi...

Kitchen

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Kitchen

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KITCHENby Banana Yoshimotopublished by Faber and Faber * Kitchen juxtaposes two tales about mothers, transsexuality, bereavement, kitchens, love and tragedy in contemporary Japan. It is a startlingly original first work by...
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Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge

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AUNTY LEE'S CHILLED REVENGEby Ovidia Yupublished by William Morrow * Rosie “Aunty” Lee—feisty widow, amateur sleuth and proprietor of Singapore’s best-loved home cooking restaurant—is back in another delectable, witty mystery...
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The Expats' Guide to Singapore

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THE EXPATS' GUIDE TO SINGAPOREby Alison Ozawa Sanders and Jessica Duffpublished by A&J Press * Are you a newbie expat in Singapore? Or a new-ish expat still trying to figure...
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The Other Ladies of Myanmar

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THE OTHER LADIES OF MYANMARby Jennifer Rigbypublished by ISEAS — Yusof Ishak Insitute * In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi is often not called by her name. Instead, she is...
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Notes From a Big Country

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NOTES FROM A BIG COUNTRYby Bill Brysonpublished by Black Swan * Bill Bryson has the rare knack of being out of his depth wherever he goes - even (perhaps especially)...
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Notes From a Small Island

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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLANDby Bill Brysonpublished by Black Swan * In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few...
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Made in America

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MADE IN AMERICAby Bill Brysonpublished by Black Swan * Bill Bryson turns away from travelling the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent,...
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Frida

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Frida

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FRIDA: THE BIOGRAPHY OF FRIDA KAHLOby Hayden Herrerapublished by Bloomsbury * Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico...
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Lion City

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LION CITYby Ng Yi-Shengpublished by Epigram Books * A man learns that all the animals at the Zoo are robots. A secret terminal in Changi Airport caters to the gods....

Less

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Less

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LESS by Andrew Sean Greerpublished by Abacus  * Arthur Less is a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the post: it is from an ex-boyfriend of...
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Killing Commendatore

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KILLING COMMENDATOREby Haruki Murakamipublished by Harvill Secker *  The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84.In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife...
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Too Too Too Too

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TOO TOO TOO TOOby Tammy Ho Lai-Mingpublished by Math Paper Press * Tammy Ho Lai-Ming's second poetry collection Too Too Too Too is sensual, imaginative, narrative-driven and political. Her poetic voice...

Oneiros

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Oneiros

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ONEIROSby Cyril Wongpublished by Math Paper Press * Cyril Wong's eighth collection hurls the reader into a private dream world; these dreams explore the finitude of the self, recasting the...
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Sonnets From The Singlish: Upsize Edition (2nd Edition)

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SONNETS FROM THE SINGLISH: UPSIZE EDITIONSecond Editionpoems by Joshua Ippublished by Math Paper Press * sonnets from the singlish is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of...
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The Invisible Manuscript (3rd Edition)

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THE INVISIBLE MANUSCRIPTThird Editionpoems by Alfian Sa'atpublished by Math Paper Press * Alfian Sa’at’s first unpublished collection of writings composed when he was 22, it was first distributed unofficially to...
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Perfection

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PERFECTIONby Debbie Leepublished by Math Paper Press * Growing up in Singapore wasn't as easy as it seemed. It was competitive yet conservative at the same time. In this personal...
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Coin Locker Babies

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COIN LOCKER BABIES by Ryu Murakami published by Pushkin Press * A surreal coming-of-age tale that establishes Ryu Murakami as one of the most inventive young writers in the world today. Abandoned at...
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We, Now, Here, There, Together

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WE, NOW, HERE, THERE, TOGETHERpublished by AJAR Press *   A collection of writings from spoken presentations at the A-Festival 2016, an independent mini poetry festival interested in poetic exchange within...
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Half Mystic #5: Cadenza

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HALF MYSTIC #5: CADENZApublished by Half Mystic * Issue V of Half Mystic Journal is out now, a stunning compilation of contemporary art, lyrics, and writing in celebration of music in all its...
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All The Light We Cannot See

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ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEEby Anthony Doerr published by 4th Estate * Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where...
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Beyond The 2nd Link: Selected Short Fiction From Malaysia & Singapore

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BEYOND THE 2ND LINK: SELECTED SHORT FICTION FROM MALAYSIA & SINGAPOREedited by Rahimidin Zahari & Kartini Anwardpublished by Malaysian Institute of Translation & Books and National Arts Council Singapore *...

Audition

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Audition

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AUDITIONby Ryu Murakamipublished by Bloomsbury * Since the death of his wife seven years ago, documentary maker Aoyama has not dated anyone else. Now even his teenage son, Shige, thinks...
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Great Minds Don't Think Alike

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GREAT MINDS DON'T THINK ALIKEby Emily Gosling published by Ilex Press * Great Minds Don't Think Alike surveys some of the most brilliant minds of the past and present. Discover the methods and...

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