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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • What We Inherit: Growing Up Indian

    $15.00

    edited by Shailey Hingorani Varsha SivarampaperbackA celebration of the slippages, strife and secret histories that make us—for better or worse—wh...

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    $15.00
  • The Last Fools - The Eight Immortals of Lee Kuan Yew

    $25.70

    edited by Peh Shing HueipaperbackAs Lee Kuan Yew and his Old Guard founding leaders attempted to shape an improbable nation from a tropical island ...

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    $25.70
  • Giving Ground

    $17.00

    Written by Theophilus Kwekpaperback Giving Ground refers to an act of yielding, or compromise—an active passivity, not unlike the act of writing it...

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    $17.00
  • Adèle

    $18.00

    Written by Leila SlimanipaperbackAdèle appears to have the perfect life. A respected journalist, she lives in a flawless Parisian apartment with he...

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    $18.00
  • The Country Of Others

    $20.90

    Written by Leila Slimani  |  Translated by Sam TaylorpaperbackThe award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perf...

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    $20.90
  • Recursion

    $18.90

    Written by Blake CrouchpaperbackFrom the bestselling author of Dark Matter and the Wayward Pines trilogy comes a relentless thriller about time, id...

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    $18.90
  • Leila

    $17.00

    Written by Prayaag AkbarpaperbackThis tale of motherly love blends the page-turning urgency of The Girl in the Red Coat with the political force of...

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    $17.00
  • Food Republic: A Singapore Literary Banquet

    $32.10

    Written by Ann Ang & Daryl Lim Wei Jie & Tse Hao Guang (editors)paperbackFood Republic is a generous serving of Singapore's food culture:...

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    $32.10
  • The Joy Of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage

    $31.00

    Written by Kelly McGonigalpaperbackExercise is health-enhancing and life-extending, yet many of us feel it’s a chore. But, as Kelly McGonigal reve...

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    $31.00
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    $15.50

    Written by Neil GaimanpaperbackA groundbreaking work as delicate as a butterfly’s wing and as menacing as a knife in the dark, The Ocean at the En...

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    $15.50
  • Hope in the Mail: Reflections on Writing and Life

    $17.00

    Written by Wendelin Van DraanenpaperbackWant to write a novel? This book is the motivation you need! Part writing guide and part memoir, this insp...

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    $17.00
  • Roadkill For Beginners

    $16.00

    Written by Stephanie ChanpaperbackRoadkill for Beginners is Stephanie Chan’s first collection of poetry. It’s part scrapbook of love letters to pla...

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    $16.00
  • UNION: 15 Years of Drunken Boat, 50 Years of Writing From Singapore

    $25.00

    edited by Alvin Pang and Ravi ShankarpaperbackUNION traces the intertwining trajectories of two dynamic communities: the cosmopolitan Southeast Asi...

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    $25.00
  • Cranesong

    $28.00

    Written by Rona WangpaperbackCranesong explores the trauma that clutters our bones, the echoes that infuse our language, every dawn that insists on...

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    $28.00
  • The Secret of Hoa Sen

    $26.00

    Poems by Nguyen Phan Que Mai  |  Translated by Bruce WeiglpaperbackNguyen Phan Que Mai is among the most exciting writers to emerge from post-war...

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    $26.00
  • Singapore Sisters: Celebrating the Lives of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore

    from $35.00

    Photographed by Hayley DurackhardcoverEnjoy a special bundle price of $30 per book when you place an order for two or more copies.    100% of the p...

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    from $35.00
  • Somebody Give This Heart a Pen

    $17.90

    Written by Sophia Thakurpaperback In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page.Be with yourself fo...

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    $17.90
  • Sound: A Comics Anthology

    $27.90

    Budjette Tan and Charis Loke (editors)paperbackTraffic. A crunchy snack. An argument. What does sound look like to you?Writers and illustrators fro...

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    $27.90
  • Impractical Uses of Cake

    $28.80

    Written by Yeoh Jo-AnnpaperbackSukhin is a thirty-five-year-old teacher who lives alone. His life consists of reading, working and visiting his p...

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    $28.80
  • Mother's Guide to the Meaning of Life

    $17.90

    Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthalpaperback"Mother" may be the most under-appreciated job title of all time, as any woman who has raised children can ...

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    $17.90
  • This Is What Inequality Looks Like

    $27.80

    Written by Teo You YennpaperbackWhat is poverty? What is inequality? How are they connected? How are they reproduced? How might they be overcome?...

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    $27.80
  • Eating Chilli Crab in the Anthropocene

    $25.00

    Edited by Matthew Schneider-MayersonpaperbackIn this era of climate crisis, in which our very futures are at stake, sustainability is a global impe...

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    $25.00
  • You, Your Child, And School : Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

    $42.00

    Written by Ken Robinson and Lou AronicahardcoverAn essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, pro...

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    $42.00
  • The Youth of God

    $16.00

    Written by Hassan Ghedi SanturpaperbackThe Youth of God tells the story of Nuur, a sensitive and religious 17-year-old Somali-Canadian boy who beco...

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    $16.00