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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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    R. H. P Mason and J. G. Caiger

    A History Of Japan

    $25.00

    A classic of Japanese history, this book is the preeminent work on the history of Japan. Newly revised and updated, A History of Japan is a single-volume, complete history of the nation of Japan. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-history period A History of Japan covers every important aspect of history and culture through feudal Japan to the post-cold War period and collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japane...

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  • Jon Swain

    River Of Time

    $22.00

    Between 1970 and 1975 Jon Swain, the English journalist portrayed in David Puttnam's film, The Killing Fields, lived in the lands of the Mekong river. This is his account of those years, and the way in which the tumultuous events affected his perceptions of life and death as Europe never could. He also describes the beauty of the Mekong landscape - the villages along its banks, surrounded by mangoes, bananas and coconuts, and the exquisite women, the odours of opium, and the region's other fa...

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  • S. B. Balachandrer

    Singapore 1997: The Official Yearbook

    $49.00

    This yearbook offers a spectrum of information and statistics on virtually all aspects of Singapore — from the economy and trade to education and health, from domestic politics to international relations, from the arts to the environment. It is a one-stop reference book on Singapore. This edition also features a special review of Singapore in 1996 by Dr Lee Tsao Yuan, Director of the Institute of Policy Studies, a prestigious think-tank in the Republic.Hardback: 369 PagesProduct Dimensions: 1...

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  • Joe Simpson

    Storms Of Silence

    $30.00

    In Storms of Silence Joe Simpson recalls the severe snowstorm which put an end to an attempt with four others on Gangchempo and the infection which forced him to abandon the climb on Cho Oyu in tibet. During that expedition he has a disturbing encounter with a party of political refugees and a 4-year-old boy fleeing across the Tibetan border. He becomes obsessed with stories of Chinese brutality in the old world Tibet they overran by force 40 years ago. He also begins to question the ethic of...

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  • Adam Phillips

    Terrors And Experts

    $27.00

    In the style of his earlier books, "On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored" and "On Flirtation", the author discusses ways in which we may be terrorized by experts, and the idea of expertise itself. He challenges the conventional idea of the "self" as something to be known, and sets out to show how self-knowledge is the problem rather than the solution. By examining our wish to believe things - and people (including psychoanalysts) - the book offers a revision of psychoanalysis itself. For to t...

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