The Billion Shop

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THE BILLION SHOP
by Stephanie Ye
published by Math Paper Press

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The Billion Shop was a shop near my office that sold paper money and other artefacts for ethnic Chinese people to burn as offerings to their dead. It no longer exists: Jixiang Traditional Foot Massage now stands in its place. I’m not one to lament change, and trust in Adam Smith’s invisible hand that the good people of Toa Payoh would rather please soles than appease souls. But I’m also sentimental: about places gone, loves lost, ideals overturned or, more often, outgrown. Consider these stories, then, as my own paper offerings to my dead.

- paperback with cover flap: 80 pages
- product dimensions: 110 x 180 mm
- ISBN: 9789810715496