• 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – $30.00 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – $30.00
    • 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – $30.00 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – $30.00
    • 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – $30.00
    • $30.00 About the Book Survivors of Operation Spectrum—the alleged Marxist conspiracy—speak up in this volume. For many of them, this is the first time that they cast their minds back to 1987 and try to make sense of the incident. What they did in that period was meaningful and totally legitimate. Their families and friends share the same view. The…
  • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – $20.00
    • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – $20.00
    • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – $20.00
    • $20.00 About the book How has Singapore contributed to the world and how it has it learned from the world over the last fifty years? What does today’s student generation think about international politics? What are their burning socio-economic issues? What does every-day living in Singapore mean to them? Students from the Singapore Management University (SMU), comprising Singaporeans and exchange…
  • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – $35.00 Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – $35.00
    • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – $35.00 Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – $35.00
    • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – $35.00
    • $35.00 See the sample pages here Synopsis This is a moving and detailed account of the author's tribulations while under detention without trial. Singapore lawyer Teo Soh Lung has written this careful account of her experiences and feelings when detained in Whitley Detention Centre 21 from May 1987 to 6 September 1987, and from April 1988 to 1 June 1990.…
  • Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – $20.00 Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – $20.00
    • Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – $20.00 Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – $20.00
    • Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – $20.00
    • $20.00 See the sample pages here Synopsis Exile is not a choice, but a response to lawless oppression. The narratives in this collection might awaken readers from their complacency and make them question the relevance of the Internal Security Act, a law that makes a mockery of democracy. The six authors — Ang Swee Chai, Francis Khoo Kah Siang, Tan…
  • Living in a Time of Deception – $35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – $35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – $35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – $35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – $35.00
    • $35.00 See the sample pages here Synopsis This is the historical memoir of Dr Poh Soo Kai, a man of medicine and a founder member of the People’s Action Party. About the Editors HONG LYSA formerly with the History Department, National University of Singapore, continues with her research interests independently. She is co-author of The Scripting of National History: Singapore and…
  • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – $15.00
    • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – $15.00
    • Living The Writing: One Man’s Journey – $15.00
    • $15.00 About the Book This is not a “how to” book. It is a collection of essays setting out the author’s thoughts on writing. Across 40 essays, Russ Soh examines the writing life, muses about mundane issues with his inimitable humour, connects travel and writing, and argues the case for reading complementing writing. In four sections, he lays out his…
  • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – $23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – $23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – $23.00
    • $23.00 See the sample pages here  About the book This extraordinary volume provides unexpectedly heart-warming and heart-breaking insights into the interior lives and thoughts of SMU business graduates. It is both a paean to and an indictment of Singapore’s education system and its excessively powerful formative impact on individual lives, family relationships, and Singapore society as a whole. Their intensely…
  • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – $20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – $20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – $20.00
    • $20.00 See the sample pages here About the book This collection of essays by local and exchange students of SMU who were brought together to develop a deeper understanding of Singapore’s extraordinary progress in the past half century arose from a new course, Singapore in the World, the World in Singapore. The diverse perspectives – Singaporeans interpreting their experiences through…
  • Still Making Sense of Life – $25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – $25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – $25.00
    • $25.00 About the book This is a selection of writings from Singapore Management University (SMU) business school students who share their thoughts on work, luck, inequality, gender, free will and spirituality and how this is relevant to business, happiness and the meaning of life. Their experiences with life in general and SMU in particular, will resonate with undergraduates all over…
  • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – $20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – $20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – $20.00
    • $20.00 About the book This volume comprises essays that explore different dimensions of identity – national, social, cultural and linguistic. It also analyses issues ranging from freedom of speech, education, meritocracy, drug laws, home ownership, casinos to martial arts.  Anyone who wonders what the young think of these and other issues may find their point of view surprising, even unusual…
  • Chinese Business Strategies – $15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – $15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – $15.90
    • $15.90 The Chinese are known for being shrewd businessmen able to thrive under the toughest market conditions. The book offers readers 30 real-life, ancient case studies with comments on their application in the context of modern business. Several established shops mentioned in the stories are still in operation. They include the Tongren Tang Medicine Shop and Caizhi Zhai Confectionery.
  • Essence of Fruity Goodness – $12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – $12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – $12.50
    • $12.50 Written by a health enthusiast from the viewpoint of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this book provides a friendly approach to health and vitality for the busy individual: · Interaction of the five elements with the internal organs of the human body · Stories of fruits and vegetables illustrated in comics · Classification of 75 fruits and vegetables in five distinctive…
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