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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • Nine Yard Sarees: a short story cycle

    $17.96

    Written by Prasanthi RampaperbackNine Yard Sarees is a multigenerational portrait of a fictional Tamil Brahmin family. Comprising eleven interlinke...

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    $17.96
  • An Attitude of Gratitude

    $19.70

    Written by Tan-Soh Wai Lanpaperback Thankful for all the blessings – large and little – that have brought her to this point in her life, Wai Lan w...

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    $19.70
  • Teacher, Teacher Stories of inspirational educators

    $34.10

    Edited by Megan DaleypaperbackThe power of an exceptional teacher cannot be overestimated. Sometimes it is not about what they taught you, but abou...

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    $34.10
  • Every School a Good School

    $17.12

    Written by Ng ZiqinpaperbackWhen the eccentric new education minister unveils a radical local exchange programme called INSTEP, two Secondary Three...

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    $17.12
  • Cooking with Indian Spicebox

    $18.94

    Written by Namita Moolani MehrahardcoverIn her first book, Cooking with Indian Spicebox, Namita shares her stories and tips for making Indian cooki...

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    $18.94
  • Inconvenient Skin

    $21.97

    Written by Shane L KoyczanpaperbackInconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good in...

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    $21.97
  • The Tale of Peter Labbit

    $23.34

    Written and illustrated by Beatrix PotterTranslated into Singlish by Gwee Li Sui by Gwee Li SuihardbackOnce a pong a time got four leeter Labbits ...

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    $23.34
  • Ilustrado

    $24.25

    Written by Miguel SyjucopaperbackIt begins with a body. On a clear day in winter, the battered corpse of Crispin Salvador is pulled from the Hudson...

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    $24.25
  • I Was the President's Mistress!!

    $24.25

    Written by Miguel Syjucopaperback“Brilliant . . . Miguel Syjuco is his country’s most original and unflinching literary voice.” —Salman Rushdie"It...

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    $24.25
  • Work-Life Balance: Malevolent Managers and Folkloric Freelancers

    $20.38

    Written by Benjamin Chee and Wayne RéepaperbackWhen a menacing multinational arrives on our shores, familiar creatures like pontianaks, mananangga...

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    $20.38
  • What We Inherit: Growing Up Indian

    $11.37

    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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    $11.37
  • The Country Of Others

    $15.84

    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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    $15.84
  • Leila

    $12.88

    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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    $12.88
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    $11.74

    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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    $11.74
  • The Secret of Hoa Sen

    $19.70

    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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    $19.70
  • Singapore Sisters: Celebrating the Lives of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore

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    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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  • Sound: A Comics Anthology

    $21.14

    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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    $21.14
  • Mother's Guide to the Meaning of Life

    $13.56

    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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    $13.56
  • This Is What Inequality Looks Like

    $21.06

    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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    $21.06
  • Goodbye My Kampong! Potong Pasir, 1966 to 1975

    $15.08

    Written by Josephine Chiapaperback This is the sequel to Josephine Chia’s 2014 Singapore Literature prize-winning book, Kampong Spirit - Gotong R...

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    $15.08
  • Eating Chilli Crab in the Anthropocene

    $18.94

    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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    $18.94
  • You, Your Child, And School : Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

    $31.82

    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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    $31.82
  • The Youth of God

    $12.12

    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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    $12.12
  • The Break

    $13.64

    Written by Deb Fitzpatrickpaperback The south-west coast is the kind of place people escape to. Unless you have lived there all your life, in whic...

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    $13.64