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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • Picking off new shoots will not stop the spring: witness poems and essays from Burma / Myanmar 1988–2021

    $21.00

    Edited by Ko Ko Thett & Brian HamanpaperbackFallen innocents on blood-stained streets. The defiant banging of pots and pans echoing in the dar...

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    $21.00
  • 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
  • Escape Routes

    $19.90

    Written by Naomi IshiguropaperbackCharacterised by its own brand of pleasingly unsettling magic, Naomi Ishiguro's Escape Routes matches the inventi...

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    $19.90
  • Call Us What We Carry

    $30.00

    Written by Amanda GormanhardcoverThe breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gor...

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    $30.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Drip. A Drop. A Deluge: A Period Tragicomedy

    Original price $26.75
    Current price $24.00

    Written and illustrated by Andeasyand (Nurulhuda Izyan)paperback What do newspapers, bread, cosmic changes, and a uterus lining have in common?A Dr...

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    Original price $26.75
    Current price $24.00
  • 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
  • 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

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    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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  • 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