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    • Black Dragonfly

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    • by Jean Pasley The year is 1890. Western influences are flooding into Japan. A nomadic Irishman arrives to record this unique culture before it vanishes. In this richly imagined novel, late nineteenth century Japan is brought vividly to life. Based on the remarkable experiences of the Irish writer, Lafcadio Hearn, and drawing on his letters, essays and books, Jean Pasley…
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    • — Memoirs of an illegal daughter by Shen Yang Translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman   ‘I broke a law simply by being born.’ In the late 1980s, Shen Yang came to this world during the fiercest years of China’s infamous one-child policy. As the second daughter of the family, Shen Yang was a massive liability – she was an…
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  • The Charter: And Thirteen Other Stories about JapanQuick View
  • The Illusions of Self: Tanka by Takuboku Ishikawa, with notes and commentaryQuick View
  • UnrestQuick 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 EseninQuick 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 StoriesQuick 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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  • Exile or PursuitQuick View
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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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  • Half of Each OtherQuick 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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  • The Archaeology of a Dream CityQuick View
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    • The Archaeology of a Dream City

    • by Monica Raszewski Born and raised in Australia, Martha longs to return to Nadwodom, in a country called Czawa, where her parents and family grew up. As she stumbles upon the works of Marion Porter, an Australian photographer who once photographed the countryside in Czawa, Martha's own journey to her family's homeland begins to unfurl. There, she meets her cousin,…
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  • The Chilli Bean Paste ClanQuick View
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    • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan

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    • by Yan Ge English Pen Translates Award Set in a fictional town in West China, this is the story of the Duan-Xue family, owners of the lucrative chilli bean paste factory, and their formidable matriarch. As Gran’s eightieth birthday approaches, her middle-aged children get together to make preparations. Family secrets are revealed and long-time sibling rivalries flare up with renewed…
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