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    • by Yeng Pway Ngon In the 1910s, thirteen-year-old Leong Ping Hung comes to Singapore from China to seek his fortune. Decades later, he is a lonely old man mourning his shattered dreams. His granddaughter Yu Sau struggles to take care of him while trying to make sense of her own life in a rapidly changing country. He speaks Cantonese, and…
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  • Façonner la parole en Afrique de l’Ouest Quick View
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    • by Cécile Leguy Se dépayser dans une autre culture bien loin de la sienne, découvrir de façon vivante de nouveaux modes de communication et de sociabilité, tout cela sans voyager ? C’est le pari proposé au lecteur par la collection « Entendre la voix des autres », dirigée par la célèbre anthropologue britannique, Ruth Finnegan. La cible privilégiée en est…
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  • Masked Dolls Quick View
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    • Masked Dolls
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    • Author: Shih Chiung-Yu "Masked Dolls is one of those rare books which after reading reveals itself to be greater than the sum of its parts. Brutal, intense, fascinating." - The Writes of Woman "Set in turn-of-the-century Seoul and Taipei, Shih Chiung-yu’s novel depicts what it means to be a woman reconciling the scars of a tortured past with living in…
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  • A Classical Tragedy Quick View
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    • Short Stories 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…
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    • by Roger Pulvers "LIV is a gripping mystery, of a present haunted by the past, but also a profoundly moral book, asking of the reader: what would you do? In this, LIV deserves comparison with novels as great as An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro and The Reader by Bernhard Schlink." — David Peace, author of Tokyo Year Zero.…
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  • The Story of Ink and Water Quick View
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    • The Story of Ink and Water
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    • illustrations by Liang Peilong   A long, long time ago, in a beautiful litter river lived Water Girl. She loved the river where she spent her days playing by the water. One day, she met Ink Boy. Ink Boy took a bath in the river---and instantly turned the river to a pitch black. Water Girl burst into tears, and Brush…
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    • Crystal Wedding
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    • 2015 English Pen Translates Award; 2016 Financial Times / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards (Longlisted). by Xu Xiaobin Yang Tianyi is a “leftover woman” and under pressure to find a husband. She is attractive and intelligent but knows little of the world, and finally makes a disastrous marriage to a man, Wang Lian. At the end of the 1980s, in Tiananmen…
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  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival Quick View
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    • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival
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    • Story and Illustrations by Meng Yanan Mother Bunny prepares a special family dinner for Mid-Autumn Festival. She sets out early in the morning and meets lots of friends along the way: Mother Hedgehog, Mother Squirrel, Little Bee, Uncle Beaver, Mother Duck and her ducklings. Little does she know that Mr Wild Wolf is sneaking after her… Translated by Jasmine Alexander…
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  • Tan Hou and the Double Sixth Festival Quick View
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    • Tan Hou and the Double Sixth Festival
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    • Illustrations by Cai Gao   When Tan Hou is born with three dragon marks on his body, his parents know he is special. But the dragon is the emperor’s symbol. The emperor’s men come looking for Tan Hou, but he is determined to honour his parents and stand up for his people. This is the story behind the Double Sixth…
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  • The Dream of Lafcadio Hearn: a novel, with an introduction (The Life of Lafcadio Hearn) Quick View
  • My Japan: a cultural memoir Quick View
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    • My Japan: a cultural memoir
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    • by Roger Pulvers Originally published in Japanese under the title If There Were No Japan: A Cultural Memoir, this book was acclaimed for its insights into Japanese life, bringing together aspects of history, culture and everyday life to paint an original and revealing portrait of the Japanese people and the pressing issues facing them today. During his decades of passionate…
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