• Unrest Quick View
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    • Unrest

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    • by Yeng Pway Ngon   When the fervour of revolution is gone, what remains? Four leftist teenagers in 1950s Malaya dedicate themselves to overthrowing colonialism and bringing about a better world. With time, their paths diverge — into capitalism, into adultery, into the dark heart of the Cultural Revolution. Disillusioned and middle-aged, they look back at their lives from the…
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  • Wholly Esenin: Poems by Sergei Esenin Quick View
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    • Translated from the Russian, Notes and Commentary by Roger Pulvers. "If you want to know how Russians feel about their country, read the poetry of Sergei Esenin. "The 'old plank bridge' spans not only eras but centuries; not only one Russia with another, but Russia with the rest of the world." So writes acclaimed author and translator Roger Pulvers about…
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  • A Classic Tragedy: Short Stories Quick View
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    • A Classic Tragedy: Short Stories

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    • by Xu Xiaobin With her delightfully evocative prose, Xu Xiaobin presents us with a collection of stories crawling with fraught power dynamics, strange events, and unsettling images. Not only does she write about women, but the worlds around them, the fears that dog them, and the histories that haunt them. Xu’s entangled plots sneak up on the reader and make…
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  • A Platform with No Timetable Quick View
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    • A Platform with No Timetable

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    • Collection of Short Stories by Huang Chun-Ming Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt A Taiwanese businessman is forced to serve as a pimp for a group of seven Japanese men in his home village of Chiao-hsi. The formerly well-respected Ah-Le and his wife bear the weight of shame that his impotence has brought upon them. A young man drives…
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    • by Chia Joo Ming   Hok Leong only knows one thing about his future: he does not want to become an office boy buying coffee for his superiors. Beyond this, he wants only to roam the streets of Singapore with his rough and tumble gang of boys—that is, until he is assigned to be the Chinese tutor for the new…
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    • Lonely Face

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    • by Yeng Pway Ngon Singapore, late 1980s. As women gain power and independence, what's an insecure guy to do? Lonely Face is the story of a man on the cusp of middle age, left behind by changing times. Fleeing his crumbling marriage on an overnight bus to Genting Highlands, he tries his luck at slot machines rather than the vagaries…
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    • Mr Mona Lisa

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    • by Arlene Jaffe He tells Leonardo DaVinci exactly how to paint a portrait of his young wife. Her pose, her wardrobe, her hairstyle, even the background technique. He values the status and bragging rights of owning the masterpiece over the masterpiece itself. He is paying, after all. And it was his idea in the first place. So. Who is Francesco…
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    • by Chuden Kabimo Translated from the Nepali by Ajit Baral On a day of earthquake and rain, a young man receives bad news. Ripden, his childhood friend, has been swept away by a landslide. He makes his way back to Malbung, the village of his birth. The memories come rushing back—memories of growing up together, of harsh teachers at school…
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  • A Unicorn Named Rin Quick View
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    • A Unicorn Named Rin

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    • Story by Crystal Z. Lee Illustrations by Li Liu Rin is a Chinese unicorn from the Tang Dynasty. When Fan the Royal Phoenix goes missing, Rin and her magical friends have to help Princess Pingyang find her. Can they work together to complete the mission? Ages:   3+ ISBN:  978-1-913891-12-1 Format: Hardcover 216 x 280 mm Pages: 32 pp Colour Publication…
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    • by Marcia Thompson Akbar’s India tells the story of Akbar (emperor of India 1556 -1605) through eight paintings. The paintings were selected from many produced in his workshops to tell the story of his remarkable reign. The book was written and the different exercises were devised to encourage children to give the pictures more than a cursory glance - to help…
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  • Half of Each Other Quick View
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    • Half of Each Other

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    • by Roger PulversHalf of Each Other takes place in Tokyo.  It tells the story of Nick and Setsuko York, a once very fond married couple devoted to their adorable five-year-old daughter, Emi.Half of Each Other is the story of a woman and a man challenged by the shock of an overwhelming grief.  Both are overcome by an immense sorrow ...…
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  • Hide and Seek: a story guide on traditional games Quick View
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    • Hide and Seek: a story guide on traditional games

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    • Story and Illustrations by C. Rebecca A chance encounter with a crying stone sends Danny and friends across the island of Singapore in search of its missing friends. Hide and Seek brings you on the adventure of rediscovering old games as they learn how to play Hopscotch, Five Stones, and more! Ages:   3+ ISBN:  978-1-913891-16-9 Format: Paperback 216 x 216 mm…
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