• The Honey and the Fires Quick View
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    • The Honey and the Fires
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    • by Roger Pulvers Published originally in Australia by ABC Books and HarperCollins, and in Japanese translation by the major publishing house Shueisha, THE HONEY AND THE FIRES is a retelling of some of the most powerful stories from the Bible for our day and age. This new paperback edition contains a story that did not appear in the original publication: “The Story…
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  • Wedding in Autumn Quick View
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    • Wedding in Autumn
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    • by  Shih Chiung-Yu Haunted by memories of the Chinese Civil War in the late 1940s, nationalist soldiers from all over mainland China are doomed to live out their days in exile in Taitung County, along the southeastern shore of the island of Taiwan. The three novellas in this collection tell stories of Chinese men who were forced to leave their…
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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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  • Costume Quick View
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    • Costume
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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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  • 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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    • A Classical Tragedy
    • 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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  • LIV Quick View
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    • LIV
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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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    • 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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  • The Dream of Lafcadio Hearn: a novel, with an introduction (The Life of Lafcadio Hearn) Quick View
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    • by Li Tong Winner of the 1986 Hong Chien-Chuan Children's Literature Award and the 1989 Yang Huan Literature Award   Through misunderstanding, sympathy, reconciliation and love, seven schoolchildren forged an abiding friendship in their hometown Penghu, a cluster of islands in the Taiwan Strait. Brought together by their Arts and Crafts teacher, the children learned to cherish their friendship and…
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    • by Gerelchimeg Blackcrane   A compelling novel set in Tibet, Mongolia, and China, about the adventures of a fiercely powerful yet lovable Tibetan mastiff. Translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood ISBN: 978-1-911221-31-9 Publication date: 25 April 2020 Format: Paperback (B-format) 203mm x 133mm Pages: 200 pp  
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  • Queen Bee and Other Stories Quick View
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    • Queen Bee and Other Stories
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    • by Xu Xiaobin   Translated from the Chinese by John Howard-Gibbon, Natascha Bruce, Nicky Harman and Alvin Leung ISBN: 978-1-911221-19-7 Publication date: 25 March 2019 Format: Paperback (Demy octavo) 216mm x 138mm Pages: 120 pp Cover illustration by Xu Xiaobin  
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