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Snapshots: Little India

$25.00

SNAPSHOTS: LITTLE INDIAby Amanda Harrisonpublished by Amanda Harrison *   Tikka, Tekka, saris and samosas, Mustafa's, murtabak, dosa and dhania – colours, smells and sounds; the Little India assault course for the...
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Snapshots: Tiong Bahru

$25.00

SNAPSHOTS: TIONG BAHRUby Amanda Harrisonpublished by Amanda Harrison * Low to the ground in a clearing of looming high-rise buildings, the cool, clean lines of Tiong Bahru estate recall the stylish era...
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The Non-Existent Lover & Other Stories

$15.00

THE NON-EXISTENT LOVER & OTHER STORIESby Yeng Pway Ngonpublished by City Book Room * Featuring a selection of short stories written between the 1960s and 2000, this collection charts Yeng Pway Ngon's...
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Real World

$26.80

REAL WORLDby Natsuo Kirinopublished by Vintage * In a suburb on the outskirts of Tokyo, four girls drift through tedious summer school classes. Then Toshi's next-door neighbour is found brutally murdered...

Out

$24.00
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Out

$24.00

OUTby Natsuo Kirinopublished by Vintage * Natsuo Kirino's novel tells a story of random violence in the staid Tokyo suburbs, as a young mother who works a night shift making boxed...
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Unlucky Plaza

$23.00

UNLUCKY PLAZADVD directed by Ken Kwek * When a chance to save his ailing diner goes belly up, Onassis Hernandez, an émigré and single-father living in affluent Singapore, is pushed over...
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Topsys And Turvys - Number 2

$19.00

TOPSYS AND TURVYS - NUMBER 2by Peter Newellpublished by Tuttle Publishing * A timeless classic, Topsys and Turvys Number 2 is the perfect interactive book for people of all ages. It's been...
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Between Stations

$27.00

BETWEEN STATIONSby Boey Kim Chengpublished by Epigram Books*  For Kim Cheng Boey ‘between stations’ describes the state of the migrant writer, living between his place of birth, his adopted country, and...
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Hungry in Osaka

$22.00

HUNGRY IN OSAKAby Eka Wongpublished by Eka Wong* To many, Osaka is a brother to Tokyo. In the kitchen, they have varying styles. As a chef, Osaka might appear to prefer whipping...
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Jerusalem: The Biography

$29.00

JERUSALEM: THE BIOGRAPHYby SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIOREpublished by Weidenfeld & Nicolson * The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it. Jerusalem...
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The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea

$22.80

THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEAby Yukio Mishimapublished by Vintage * A band of savage thirteen-year-old boys reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train...
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This is How You Walk On The Moon

$22.00

THIS IS HOW YOU WALK ON THE MOONby Patricia Karunungan, Samuel Caleb Wee, Wong Wen Pupublished by Ethos Books * Looking for strategies to cope with existing under an omniscient...
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Grotesque

$26.80

GROTESQUEby Natsuo Kirinopublished by Vintage * Two prostitutes have been murdered in Tokyo. Yuriko had been working as a prostitute all her life, starting while still at school, where her stunning...
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Lapham's Quarterly: Fear

$35.50

LAPHAM'S QUARTERLY: FEARVol X, Number 3, Summer 2017 *Among the contributors: Steve Biko •Dorothy Thompson • Werner Herzog • Joseph Heller • Emma Reyes • Nadine Gordimer • Arthur Koestler • Black Elk • Francis Bacon • Tadeusz Borowski • Sigmund...
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Sputnik Sweetheart

$21.00

Sputnik Sweetheartby Haruki Murakamipublished by Vintage * Sumire is in love with a woman seventeen years her senior. But whereas Miu is glamorous and successful, Sumire is an aspiring writer...
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在风和日丽的晚上和你自言自语

$35.00

在风和日丽的晚上和你自言自语by Serendi_pitypublished by Ngaw Cui Qin, 2017 * A 10-year project that manifested in a set of 30 postcards. The mini stories that accompany the images explore the theme of daily experiences, with a tinge of melancholia....
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The Devotion of Suspect X

$24.80

THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT Xby Keigo Higashino  * Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. When he shows up one...
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Ways of Seeing

$29.00

WAYS OF SEEINGby Elephntpublished by Math Paper Press *The HDB block is full of look-out points. From the openness of the void deck to our windows that look out onto...
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Cat Sits On Book Tote Bag

$10.00

CAT SITS ON BOOK TOTE BAG* A fresh new look for the BooksActually tote bags! In cool black this time round, this tote bag is perfect for all your tomes and treasures, and...
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Connecting The Points Tote Bag

$10.00

CONNECTING THE POINTS TOTE BAG* A fresh new look for the BooksActually tote bags! In cool black this time round, this tote bag is perfect for all your tomes and treasures, and...
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Frankie #78

$22.00

FRANKIE #78published by frankie magazine * Have you said hello to issue 78? If we do say so ourselves, it’s a pretty good read. Inside we talk to some comedians about...
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A Little History of Science

$26.00

A LITTLE HISTORY OF SCIENCEby William Bynumpublished by Yale University Press * Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body,...
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A Little History of Philosophy

$26.00

A LITTLE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHYby Nigel Warburtonpublished by Yale University Press * Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns...
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Urban X Maps: Map of Singapore

$45.00

MAP OF SINGAPORE * The Map of Singapore is a microcosm of the 710 square kilometre city-state, capturing fine-grained urban grids and scaled building blocks at the geographic coordinates of 1.3° N...
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Sex Zine #01

$10.00

SEX ZINE #01by The Shhpipeks, 2017 * The Shhpipeks is a wonky comics collective comprising 3 female artists living in Singapore. We gathered over many coffees, snacks and drawing pencils, making...
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Human Acts

$22.00

HUMAN ACTSby Han Kangpublished by Hogarth * In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed. The story of this tragic...

On Cats

$26.00
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On Cats

$26.00

ON CATSby Charles Bukowskipublished by Ecco * A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers. “The cat is the beautiful devil.” Felines...

On Love

$26.00
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On Love

$26.00

ON LOVEby Charles Bukowskipublished by Ecco * A companion to On Writing and On Cats: A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the Dirty Old Man of American letters at his...
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The Tao of Pooh

$27.00

THE TAO OF POOHby Benjamin Hoffpublished by Penguin Books * For Taoists everywhere, the New York Times bestseller from the Benjamin Hoff, author of The Te of Piglet!The how of Pooh? The...

La Kopi

$29.00
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La Kopi

$29.00

LA KOPIby Alvin Mark Tanpublished by Math Paper Press * Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in Singapore. But how many of us know what it takes to brew...
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Yesteryears

$39.00

YESTERYEARSa photo publication by Sean Champublished by Math Paper Press * Yesteryears captures 50 abandoned and forgotten buildings in Singapore through a series of in situ self-portraits. The buildings photographed are in...
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We Rose Up Slowly (2nd Edition)

$19.00

WE ROSE UP SLOWLYby Jon Greshampublished by Math Paper PressSecond Edition * 'The phenomenon began with birds flying higher and things falling slower. Now the phenomenon is everywhere and it has changed the way we touch...
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What Gives Us Our Names (5th Edition)

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Babette's Feast No. III   WHAT GIVES US OUR NAMESFifth Editiona collection of proseby Alvin Pang * He’d gotten the idea from a book, not unlike the one you last read...
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The Desire For Elsewhere (2nd Edition)

$19.00

THE DESIRE FOR ELSEWHEREby Agnes Chewpublished by Math Paper PressSecond Edition* A girl who nearly meets with death while on board a plane from Paris to Marrakech; a boy who fills...
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Love is An Empty Barstool (4th Edition)

$16.00

LOVE IS AN EMPTY BARSTOOLpoems by Pooja Nansipublished by Math Paper PressFourth Edition * The poems in this collection are best read with a glass of single malt but they work...
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From the Belly of the Cat (3rd Edition)

$22.00

FROM THE BELLY OF THE CATThird Editionanthology edited by Stephanie Yepublished by Math Paper Press * Writers and cats have long enjoyed a special affinity, unsurprisingly since both spend much time sitting...
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BooksActually's Gold Standard 2016 (2nd Edition)

$22.00

BOOKSACTUALLY'S GOLD STANDARD 2016 Second Editionanthology edited by Julie Kohpublished by Math Paper Press * BooksActually's Gold Standard 2016 is a highly anticipated new annual anthology from indie bookstore BooksActually, comprising short...
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And the Walls Come Crumbling Down (2nd Edition)

$19.00

AND THE WALLS COME CRUMBLING DOWNSecond Editionby Tania de Rozariopublished by Math Paper Press * In 2003, a young woman leaves home without telling her family that she is not coming...
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Balik Kampung (3rd Edition)

$19.00

BALIK KAMPUNGThird Editionanthology edited by Verena Taypublished by Math Paper Press * Balik Kampung is a collection of eight new tales of home written by authors who have lived in their...
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Written Country

$26.00

WRITTEN COUNTRYedited by Gwee Li Suipublished by National Arts Council * Written Country: The History of Singapore Through Literature intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through ­fifty defining moments from the...
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The Alchemist

$29.00

THE ALCHEMISTby Paul Coelhopublished by Harper Collins * A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into...
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A Little History of Economics

$38.00

A LITTLE HISTORY OF ECONOMICSby Niall Kishtainypublished by Yale University Press * A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas...
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Inheritance

$27.90

INHERITANCEby Balli Kaur Jaswalpublished by Epigram * A nation’s coming-of-age story, seen through the sharp lens of a traditional Punjabi family as it gradually unravels. Set in Singapore between 1970 and 1990...
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Being Mortal

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BEING MORTALby Atul Gawandepublished by Profile Books * For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day...
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The Lost Guides: Singapore

$32.00

SINGAPOREpublished by The Lost Guides *This book highlights over 120 of the most special spots in Singapore where I love to spend my time. Recommendations include cool coffee shops, authentic Asian...
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost

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A FIELD GUIDE TO GETTING LOSTby Rebecca Solnitpublished by Canongate * When Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, she finds herself in an enchanted world, filled with creatures like...
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The Lonely City

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THE LONELY CITYby Olivia Laingpublished by Canongate * When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-thirties, she found herself inhabiting loneliness on a daily basis. Increasingly fascinated by this...

M Train

$26.90
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M Train

$26.90

M TRAINby Patti Smithpublished by Bloomsbury * M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and...

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