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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • Humankind: A Hopeful History

    $26.00

    Written by Rutger BregmanpaperbackIt's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives t...

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    $26.00
  • 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
  • I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf

    $29.40

    Written and Illustrated by Grant SniderhardcoverA look at the culture and fanaticism of book lovers, from beloved New York Times illustrator Grant ...

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    $29.40
  • 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
  • Muddlehood

    $18.00

    Edited by Kelly Pang, Eliza Teoh, Koh Keat Kianpaperback Eighteen clueless first-time parents spill the beans in this heartfelt and hilarious colle...

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    $18.00
  • Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

    $17.90

    Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter SierutapaperbackSecret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by le...

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    $17.90
  • You're Mum: A Little Book for Mothers (and the People Who Love Them)

    $21.40

    Written and Illustrated by Liz ClimohardcoverMums: they are there for us through the good, the bad, the scary, the sticky, and everything in betwee...

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    $21.40
  • The Break

    $18.00

    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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    $18.00
  • The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

    $17.00

    Written by Tracy FarrpaperbackThis is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie.Lena is Music’s Most Modern Musician; the first ...

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    $17.00
  • Jun and the Octopus

    $18.00

    Written by Ekkers  |  Illustrated by Lim An-Linghardcover Jun and the Octopus follows the story of Jun, a boy who confronts his fears and finds the...

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    $18.00
  • Kampong Spirit Gotong Royong

    $20.00

    Written by Josephine Chiapaperback Gotong Royong is a heartwarming recollection of life in the little village of Potong Pasir in Singapore during t...

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    $20.00
  • Goodbye My Kampong! Potong Pasir, 1966 to 1975

    $19.90

    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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    $19.90
  • Love is an Empty Barstool

    $16.00

    Written by Pooja NansipaperbackThe poems in this collection are best read with a glass of single malt but they work equally well in a quiet place...

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    $16.00
  • 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
  • #NotYourPrincess : Voices of Native American Women

    $24.00

    Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth LeatherdalepaperbackWhether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voi...

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    $24.00
  • Asia: Land of Perennial Stories

    $10.00

    Edited by Myra Garces-Bascalpaperback Asia: Land of Perennial Stories is an edited collection of essays, based on the highlights of, and key ideas ...

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    $10.00
  • Bridges, Dragons and Books: Reflections on Asian Children's Literature

    $15.00

    Edited by Myra Garces-Bascalpaperback Bridges, Dragons and Books is an edited collection of essays and presentations, based on the highlights of an...

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    $15.00
  • 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
  • Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling

    $24.90

    Written by Philip PullmanpaperbackFrom the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the s...

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    $24.90
  • Singapore Sisters: Celebrating the Lives of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore

    from $65.00

    Photographed by Hayley DurackhardcoverEnjoy a special bundle price of $55 per book when you place an order for two or more copies. Please select th...

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    from $65.00
  • Flowers of Mold

    $25.00

    Written by Ha Seong-NanpaperbackOn the surface, Ha Seong-nan’s stories seem pleasant enough, yet there’s something disturbing just below the surfac...

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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
  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    $42.80

    Written by Bill GateshardcoverIn this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the wor...

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    $42.80
  • For Love and Kisses

    $13.50

    Written by Andrea Pasion-Florespaperback"Andrea Pasion-Flores unpacks the black boxes of everyday disasters. Among the casualties are women burned ...

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    $13.50