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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Goh Eck Kheng  |  Illustrated by Lim An-Linghardcover Jun and the Octopus follows the story of Jun, a boy who confronts his fears and fi...

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    $18.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lullaby

    $18.00

    Written by Leila SlimanipaperbackShe has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so deeply in their lives that ...

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    $18.00
  • Freshwater

    $19.20

    Written by Akwaeke EmezipaperbackAn extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers ar...

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    $19.20
  • 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 Unlikely Adventures Of The Shergill Sisters

    $19.20

    Written by Balli Kaur JaswalpaperbackBritish-born Punjabi sisters Rajni, Jezmeen and Shirina have never been close so when their dying mother instr...

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    $19.20
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Last Fools - The Eight Immortals of Lee Kuan Yew

    Original price $25.70
    Current price $23.00

    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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    Original price $25.70
    Current price $23.00
  • 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