• Hold the Line (An Essay on Poetry) between France and Singapore – S$14.95
    • Hold the Line (An Essay on Poetry) between France and Singapore – S$14.95
    • Hold the Line (An Essay on Poetry) between France and Singapore – S$14.95
    • I am currently listening to an audiobook, Philip Glass’s Words without Music. It tells of this realisation that happened when he worked with Richard Serra the visual artist: During one of our working days together, I said to Richard, “You know, Richard, I wish I could draw. I can’t even draw a tree.” “I can help you with that.” “Really?…
  • PALOOKA: 12 Rounds To Fatherhood – S$28.00
    • PALOOKA: 12 Rounds To Fatherhood – S$28.00
    • PALOOKA: 12 Rounds To Fatherhood – S$28.00
    • Screenwriter James Thoo’s memoir is a deeply personal account of in vitro fertilisation (IVF)  — “one prolonged uppercut to the scrotum” — from a man’s point of view. He reveals its silent blows on the male psyche, as he confronts toxic masculinity, his own estrangement from his father, and the near-death of his wife in the process. Battling round after…
  • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Recommended as a supplemental text for courses in Singapore Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Overseas Chinese, history, anthropology, women's studies, literature.
  • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90 Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90 Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Be motivated and inspired by this entertaining and insightful read that offers practical, hard-hitting and sometimes creatively unorthodox advice for businesses in a digitally evolving world. “EVOLVE, ADAPT OR COLLAPSE” reveals what businesses need to do with their marketing game in order to survive and thrive in these transformative times.
  • Vietnamese Musical Instruments: A Monographical Lexicon – S$20.00 Vietnamese Musical Instruments: A Monographical Lexicon – S$20.00
    • Vietnamese Musical Instruments: A Monographical Lexicon – S$20.00 Vietnamese Musical Instruments: A Monographical Lexicon – S$20.00
    • Vietnamese Musical Instruments: A Monographical Lexicon – S$20.00
    • This is a reference book for ethnomusicologists and those who are interested in Vietnamese Musical Instruments. However, it is much more than a lexicon. Visiting museums, libraries, institutions, and speaking with writers and professors in the field, it is an author’s journey and firsthand experience in researching the many wonderful instruments of Vietnam. The book is divided into four main…
  • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00 LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00 LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • This book comprises a collection of thoughts and insights developed over decades of robust discussions on the ethics of life and business practises. Can there be meaning in life and business in the midst of greed, selfishness, ego and a 'winner-take-all' attitude of man? 10 axioms are laid out as a proposed way forward for man to exist in harmony,…
  • 1MDB: The Scandal That Brought Down a Government – S$32.00
    • 1MDB: The Scandal That Brought Down a Government – S$32.00
    • 1MDB: The Scandal That Brought Down a Government – S$32.00
    • 'This book is a gripping account of the biggest, most audacious kleptocracy the world has ever known – over RM40 billion lost or stolen by a corrupt Malaysian government through 1Malaysia Development Berhad or 1MDB. It has all the elements of a Hollywood thriller with a cast featuring a sultan, a prime minister, his high-flying and even more high-spending wife,…
  • 20 Malaysian Home Cooking Recipes – S$5.60
  • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • Rated 5 Stars by Readers' Favorite. “To be successful, you need to be agile.” You may have heard this oft-repeated adage. Agility is a much-talked-about, crucial quality expected of leaders. But how does a leader become agile? How can a leader lead effectively in an often volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment? Are there ‘signposts’ to follow? If these questions…
  • A Discourse of Adaptation – S$5.60
    • A Discourse of Adaptation – S$5.60
    • A Discourse of Adaptation – S$5.60
    • In a world of mass distraction, caused by an advancement in technology, the time allocated for reading and writing has been reduced for speaking and listening in students lives. Nowadays, watching movies, scrolling android screens, talking on phones and so on, and little time of theirs is dedicated to reading and writing. A Discourse of Adaptation is a collection of…
  • A People’s History of Malaysia, with Emphasis on the Development of Nationalism – S$25.00
  • Abuse of Power: Selected Works on the Law and Constitution – S$37.00
    • Abuse of Power: Selected Works on the Law and Constitution – S$37.00
    • Abuse of Power: Selected Works on the Law and Constitution – S$37.00
    • “Amongst the select group of constitutional law advocates in Malaysia, Tommy Thomas ranks among the best – fearless, dedicated, committed and vocal in his decades-old pursuit to entrench respect for fundamental rights and liberties for the ordinary Malaysian. He brings to his writings the same passionate advocacy as a constitutionalist as he has done in the numerous cases argued by…
  • An Autobiography of a Rebel – S$28.00
    • An Autobiography of a Rebel – S$28.00
    • An Autobiography of a Rebel – S$28.00
    • “for so long we have perished in subjugation now we live in defiance” Autobiography of a Rebel is the final biographical writing of Kassim Ahmad, completed shortly before his passing in October 2017. Within he tells the story of his transition from a leader of Parti Rakyat Malaysia to a scholar of the Quran and Hadith, and a member of…
  • Anything But The Law: Essays on Politics and Economics – S$37.00
    • Anything But The Law: Essays on Politics and Economics – S$37.00
    • Anything But The Law: Essays on Politics and Economics – S$37.00
    • “With legal acumen and moral vision, Tommy Thomas presents a compelling narrative for a version of statehood that is inclusive and accountable…Thomas offers a riveting chronicle and judicious analysis of two contentious political issues – the bifurcation of Islamic state vs secularism and the social contract….The author laments that his foray into economics is with much trepidation; but he seems…
  • Autism in Short: A Handbook for Parents – S$25.00
    • Autism in Short: A Handbook for Parents – S$25.00
    • Autism in Short: A Handbook for Parents – S$25.00
    • This book is not intended as a textbook. It is a brief guide on autism spectrum disorder for parents of young children. This book is written with the parent in mind. It aims to compress the vital information that every parent who has a child or children with autism should know. It is not a comprehensive reference on autism spectrum…
  • Bahasa dan Tantangan Intelektualisme – S$30.00
    • Bahasa dan Tantangan Intelektualisme – S$30.00
    • Bahasa dan Tantangan Intelektualisme – S$30.00
    • "Buku ini membincangkan isu-isu pokok mengenai fungsi bahasa, pemikiran, permasalahan, visi, pembelajaran dan pendidikan bahasa, perancangan dan pengintelektualan bahasa, peranan inteligentsia dan cabaran membina bahasa Melayu sebagai bahasa yang hidup, dinamik dan moden. Fungsi bahasa Melayu bukan hanya alat komunikasi bersifat formalistik, estetik, bernilai warisan semata, tetapi sebagai ranah yang memberi makna kehidupan, pengertian kemanusiaan utuh, saluran kreatif dan kritis…
  • Bangsa Melayu: Konsep Bangsa Melayu Dalam Demokrasi dan Komuniti 1945–1950 – S$35.00
    • Bangsa Melayu: Konsep Bangsa Melayu Dalam Demokrasi dan Komuniti 1945–1950 – S$35.00
    • Bangsa Melayu: Konsep Bangsa Melayu Dalam Demokrasi dan Komuniti 1945–1950 – S$35.00
    • Tempoh selepas Perang Dunia Kedua amat kritikal dalam pembinaan semula masyarakat Asia Tenggara. Bangsa Melayu merupakan kajian baru berkenaan ideologi politik dalam dua masyarakat Melayu yang berkongsi persamaan dan perbezaan sewaktu mengalami pergolakan politik ini, iaitu di Tanah Melayu dan Sumatera Timur. Sebelum ini, kerajaan – monarki yang diketuai sultan-sultan – memegang kuasa utama dari segi budaya politik dan identiti…
  • Bra Strap – S$5.60
    • Bra Strap – S$5.60
    • Bra Strap – S$5.60
    • About the Book A Bra Strap is not supposed to be seen, at least this is what the social norms dictate in many cultures. We try to hide it behind the thick straps of under-slip or hook it in the blouse so that it is not exposed. It becomes almost a sisterhood obligation to tuck-in bra straps of fellow females…
  • Challenging Malaysia’s Status Quo – S$48.00
    • Challenging Malaysia’s Status Quo – S$48.00
    • Challenging Malaysia’s Status Quo – S$48.00
    • "History professor, consumer advocate, policy analyst and public intellectual par excellence Dr Lim Teck Ghee has put together this important collection of critical essays on the existential crisis of the Malaysian nation today. Through these essays, Dr Lim systematically exposes the poor state of governance in the Malaysian state and the flaws of its past and current policies. His pointed…
  • China in Malaysia: State-Business Relations and the New Order of Investment Flows – S$26.00
    • China in Malaysia: State-Business Relations and the New Order of Investment Flows – S$26.00
    • China in Malaysia: State-Business Relations and the New Order of Investment Flows – S$26.00
    • This book examines state-state relations and new forms of state-business relations that have emerged with an increase in China’s foreign direct investments in Malaysia. Focusing on investments in the industrial sector and through in-depth case studies, this book adopts a novel framework to analyze these different types of state-business relations. These new forms of state-business relations are created from the…
  • Chinese Business Strategies – S$15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – S$15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – S$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.
  • Cina Peranakan Kampung Pasir Parit, Kelantan: Pengekalan dan Penyelarasan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Cina Peranakan Kampung Pasir Parit, Kelantan: Pengekalan dan Penyelarasan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Cina Peranakan Kampung Pasir Parit, Kelantan: Pengekalan dan Penyelarasan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Cina Peranakan merupakan sekumpulan subetnik Cina di negara ini. Mereka memperlihatkan identiti yang amat berbeza daripada orang Cina jati. Identiti mereka terdiri daripada identiti Cina yang diwarisi daripada generasi awal dan identiti yang dipupuk menerusi akulturasi oleh penduduk tempatan. Kebanyakan kajian tentang Cina Peranakan di negara ini tertumpu kepada Cina Peranakan yang menetap di pantai barat Semenanjung Malaysia, terutamanya Baba…
  • Cina Peranakan Tirok Terengganu: Pengekalan dan Peralihan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Cina Peranakan Tirok Terengganu: Pengekalan dan Peralihan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Cina Peranakan Tirok Terengganu: Pengekalan dan Peralihan Identiti – S$23.00
    • Pengekalan dan peralihan identiti merupakan dua isu genting yang mempengaruhi kewujudan Cina Peranakan di negara ini. Hal ini demikian kerana pembentukan identiti kumpulan subetnik Cina ini terhasil daripada proses akulturasi oleh orang Melayu yang menyebabkan mereka memperlihatkan dwiidentiti yang unik. Proses akulturasi ini amat bergantung kepada interaksi sosiobudaya yang berlaku secara kerap antara mereka dengan orang Melayu. Selagi faktor-faktor asal…
  • Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History – S$28.00
    • Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History – S$28.00
    • Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History – S$28.00
    • Lim Chin Siong was the most prominent left-wing leader in Singapore for a decade until he was eliminated from the political scene by the infamous Operation Coldstore on February 2, 1963. This book is an account of Lim’s significance in Singapore’s political developments in the decade preceding. It also contains tributes by his friends and colleagues in Singapore and Malaysia.…
  • Concept of a Hero in Malay Society – S$28.00
    • Concept of a Hero in Malay Society – S$28.00
    • Concept of a Hero in Malay Society – S$28.00
    • 'The author of this book attempts to study the Malay conception of the hero as projected by the ruling class…The readers would benefit greatly from the book. They would attain a better understanding of Malay politics and cultural life. This is the first attempt made to study the conception of the hero in Malay society…the way the author tackles the…
  • Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay-Indonesian World – S$38.00
    • Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay-Indonesian World – S$38.00
    • Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay-Indonesian World – S$38.00
    • While many books have probed the role of Islam in political and social change in Southeast Asia over the past three decades, few have focused on the power of the religious discourse itself in shaping this transformation. Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay–Indonesian World captures the interplay between religion and social thought in comparative case studies from Malaysia, Indonesia and…
  • Cultural Mapping: A Guide to Understanding Place, Community and Continuity (Second Edition) – S$56.00
  • Culture, Identity & Foodways of The Terengganu Chinese – S$25.00
    • Culture, Identity & Foodways of The Terengganu Chinese – S$25.00
    • Culture, Identity & Foodways of The Terengganu Chinese – S$25.00
    • The Chinese minority in Terengganu, Malaysia, are struggling to maintain their Sinic culture, identity and community in the face of socio-political changes and Islamisation since the early 1970s. They are also facing problems due to population attrition from an outflow of the younger generation to larger cities in Malaysia for jobs and further education. The acculturated Terengganu Peranakan Chinese, descendants…
  • Deals, Datus And Dayaks: Sarawak And Brunei In The Making of Malaysia – S$18.00
    • Deals, Datus And Dayaks: Sarawak And Brunei In The Making of Malaysia – S$18.00
    • Deals, Datus And Dayaks: Sarawak And Brunei In The Making of Malaysia – S$18.00
    • This book tells the story of Malaysia's formation and its early struggle for survival. A treasure trove of recently de-classified records from the UK National Archives and the US Consulate in Kuching, demonstrate how the British, Singapore and Malayan governments seized upon the Brunei revolt, and Indonesian attacks across the Sarawak border, to justify their extensive use of coercive measures…
  • Dr. Burhanuddin: Putera Setia Melayu Raya – S$17.00
    • Dr. Burhanuddin: Putera Setia Melayu Raya – S$17.00
    • Dr. Burhanuddin: Putera Setia Melayu Raya – S$17.00
    • "Di atas robohan kota Melaka, Kita dirikan jiwa merdeka, Bersatu-padulah segenap baka, Membela hak keadilan pusaka." - Dr. Burhanuddin Buku kecil ini tidak saya maksudkan sebagai riwayat hidup Dr. Burhanuddin sebab riwayat hidup haruslah meriwayatkan keseluruhan hidup seseorang — dari zaman kecilnya hingga ke akhir hayatnya — dan haruslah pula penuh dengan tarikh-tarikh sedang perkara-perkara penting ini tidak terdapat di…
  • Educational Development in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges – S$35.00
    • Educational Development in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges – S$35.00
    • Educational Development in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges – S$35.00
    • The development of education in Malaysia, a multiethnic country that comprises three main ethnic groups, namely Malays, Chinese and Indians, is confronted by a myriad of issues and challenges. This book comprises 14 chapters that deal with various issues and challenges that affect the development of education in Malaysia. The first four chapters are basically historical documentation of educational development…
  • Educational Issues in Multiethnic Malaysia – S$30.00
    • Educational Issues in Multiethnic Malaysia – S$30.00
    • Educational Issues in Multiethnic Malaysia – S$30.00
    • Education in multiethnic societies is a subject of considerable debates in almost all parts of the world. These debates have invoked strongly-felt positions between competing ethnic groups over a host of issues that have a profound impact on the nation building process. Apart from deep-seated issues arising from contrasting internal demands over educational rights and equality, emerging issues arising from…
  • Emancipated Education: Essays on the Nurturing of Critical Discourse – S$32.00
    • Emancipated Education: Essays on the Nurturing of Critical Discourse – S$32.00
    • Emancipated Education: Essays on the Nurturing of Critical Discourse – S$32.00
    • The obsession with world rankings and vocational training has turned universities into factories for the production of students and publications. Teaching plays second fiddle to research output, normally circulated within a small circle of ‘experts’ to be validated or condemned to the abyss, leading to the justifiable charge that universities are ivory towers. In Emancipated Education Dr Azhar Ibrahim’s call…
  • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$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 colours…
  • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • This book gathers six of the most widely-used natural therapy systems of Indian origin and presents them in a simple, easy-to-understand form. Here you will find the basics of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Yoga, Homeopathy and Naturopathy, all aimed towards helping you achieve a healthier, happier life.
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • This volume introduces 54 well-known herbs and other substances commonly used in TCM. It explains the medicinal effects of these substances, how to identify, purchase and store them, and includes a wide variety of appealing and tasty recipes whereby they can be cooked as food for easy and enjoyable consumption.
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Improving Blood Circulation – S$36.50
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Relieving Wind – S$36.50
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • This volume introduces 55 well-known balancing herbs and other substances commonly used in TCM. It explains the medicinal effects of these substances, how to identify, purchase and store them, and includes a wide variety of appealing and tasty recipes whereby they can be cooked as food for easy and enjoyable consumption.
  • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Featuring 300 wartime pictures interspersed with essays, interviews and excerpts from wartime documents, ETERNAL VIGILANCE provides a vivid portrayal of life in Singapore before and after the Japanese Occupation. For readers today, this book is a grim reminder to remain eternally vigilant, to guard our heritage and nationhood.
  • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Featuring 300 wartime pictures interspersed with essays, interviews and excerpts from wartime documents, ETERNAL VIGILANCE provides a vivid portrayal of life in Singapore before and after the Japanese Occupation. For readers today, this book is a grim reminder to remain eternally vigilant, to guard our heritage and nationhood.
  • Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Harmony & Conflict – S$23.00
    • Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Harmony & Conflict – S$23.00
    • Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Harmony & Conflict – S$23.00
    • With Malaysia in the throes of sweeping political change, academic turned political activist Dr Syed Husin Ali traces how ethnicity has been manipulated, since Independence, by Malaysian politicians for their own gain to the detriment of the masses. In articles spanning more than three decades, collected for the first time here, he dissects the origins, fallacies and destructive nature of…
  • Force 136 – S$20.00
    • Force 136 – S$20.00
    • Force 136 – S$20.00
    • Force 136 is the autobiography of a man who swore himself to two missions: first, to defend his homeland during the Japanese Occupation in the early 1940s; second, to make known to everyone the patriotic ardour of the resistance fighters, including the dauntless Lim Bo Seng.By producing this English edition, readers worldwide will be able to recapture the events of…
  • From BMF to 1MDB: A Criminological and Sociological Discussion – S$37.00
    • From BMF to 1MDB: A Criminological and Sociological Discussion – S$37.00
    • From BMF to 1MDB: A Criminological and Sociological Discussion – S$37.00
    • Bumiputra Malaysia Finance Limited (BMF) was a financial institution set up in Hong Kong at the end of 1977. Its parent bank was the Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad (BBMB) which was established in 1965 with public funds to promote Bumiputera participation in the economy. In the 1980s, during Mahathir Mohamad’s administration, BMF lost M$2.5 billion, allegedly due to fraud and…
  • Genta – S$23.00
    • Genta – S$23.00
    • Genta – S$23.00
    • Genta sekali lagi berbunyi menghadirkan rasa gelisah. Cuma dia tidak tahu dari mana arahnya genta itu berbunyi. Mengenang kembali bagaimana makhluk aneh yang memburunya itu bertindak balas ke atas genta menyedarkannya betapa tajamnya pendengaran makhluk itu. --- Genta di bumi yang menuju kehancuran. Seorang mangsa diburu oleh makhluk yang tersembunyi. Timbulnya sebuah persoalan – untuk siapakah genta bergema, dan adakah…
  • Gracestronomy: An ode to food & life – S$5.60
    • Gracestronomy: An ode to food & life – S$5.60
    • Gracestronomy: An ode to food & life – S$5.60
    • About the Book BELIEVE, CAPTIVATE. Who is she? What does she like? Will she find everlasting happiness? Grace Sundram, a lifestyle writer, will take you on a journey by showing off her favourite restaurants and more. A passionate writer, born and raised in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is all about loyalty, good food and inspiration. Based on each chapter,…
  • Hamka, Surah Yusuf & Sastera – S$22.00
    • Hamka, Surah Yusuf & Sastera – S$22.00
    • Hamka, Surah Yusuf & Sastera – S$22.00
    • ... cerita al-Qur’an tidak boleh dikaji dengan pengukuran genre sastera yang bersifat insani. Seterusnya, kajian cerita dalam al-Qur’an tidak boleh dicampuradukkan dengan karya sastera insani walaupun kedua-duanya disentuh dalam satu kajian. Selain itu, cerita dalam al-Qur’an tidak wajar ditiru. Sebaliknya, ia hanya sesuai perlu dijadikan panduan atau metode kajian. Zulkarnain Mohamed, “Pendekatan Ta‘āmul-Taklif dalam Kajian Sastera”, Sari - International Journal…
  • Hikayat Raja Pasai – S$26.00
    • Hikayat Raja Pasai – S$26.00
    • Hikayat Raja Pasai – S$26.00
    • Sekalipun sering dianggap sebagai karya pertama sastera klasik Melayu oleh kaum sarjana yang meminati ilmu pengajian Melayu, dan tela’ah demi tela’ah telah dilakukan terhadapnya sejak pertengahan abad ke-19, namun Hikayat Raja Pasai, belum pernah dikaji secara mendalam oleh sejarawan. Penerbitan edisi terbaru karya yang melakar zaman awal kedatangan Islam di Sumatera Utara oleh Prof. Emeritus Datuk Dr. Ahmat Adam ini…
  • Historical Imagination and Cultural Responses to Colonialism and Nationalism A Critical Malay[sian] Perspective – S$35.00
  • Holy Men, Holy Women: A Journey into the Faiths of Malaysians and Other Essays – S$30.00
  • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • This book will help readers to 1. Understand and apply the eight trigrams and 64 hexagrams 2. Appreciate the theory behind divination methods 3. Discern the real issue to their unique life situation 4. Witness the power of divination in contemporary case studies.
  • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • The current economic crunch has called for a new era of change. Perhaps no classic can depict the concept of change better that the ancient Chinese text know as the Yijing, the book of Changes or the I Ching. The Chinese character Yi really refers to three aspects of change : firstly, the abiding change in nature, as in the…
  • Idea-Idea Melayu Tentang Pembangunan: Daripada Pembesar Feudal Kepada Kapitalis – S$30.00
    • Idea-Idea Melayu Tentang Pembangunan: Daripada Pembesar Feudal Kepada Kapitalis – S$30.00
    • Idea-Idea Melayu Tentang Pembangunan: Daripada Pembesar Feudal Kepada Kapitalis – S$30.00
    • “Buku ini – yang asalnya diterbitkan pada 1988, dan baru kini muncul dalam bahasa Melayu – sewajarnya diiktiraf sebagai sebuah klasik. Ia merupakan satu kajian perintis sejarah idea dalam konteks masyarakat Melayu – satu pengamatan pemikiran Melayu tentang ‘pembangunan’, meliputi zaman sebelum penjajahan sehingga era negara moden pasca merdeka. “Meskipun berjudul sederhana, Idea-idea Melayu tentang Pembangunan berwawasan tinggi dalam jangkauan,…
  • Identity, Nationhood and State-Building in Malaysia: A Conversation with Patrick Pillai – S$20.00
    • Identity, Nationhood and State-Building in Malaysia: A Conversation with Patrick Pillai – S$20.00
    • Identity, Nationhood and State-Building in Malaysia: A Conversation with Patrick Pillai – S$20.00
    • Identity, loyalty and nation building are key global challenges today. In the first part of this book, Emeritus Professor K.J. Ratnam, a leading Malaysian social scientist, discusses multiple identities in complex societies, political loyalty, and the challenges that ethnic and religious differences pose for social cohesion. In the second section of the book, done in conversational style, he talks to…
  • Illusions of Democracy: Malaysian Politics and People Volume II – S$30.00
    • Illusions of Democracy: Malaysian Politics and People Volume II – S$30.00
    • Illusions of Democracy: Malaysian Politics and People Volume II – S$30.00
    • Bringing together a group of both international and Malaysian scholars, Illusions of Democracy: Malaysian Politics and People Volume II offers an up-to-date and broad analysis of the contemporary state of Malaysian politics and society. Transcending disciplinary boundaries, it offers a look at Malaysian politics not only through the lens of political science but also anthropology, cultural studies, international relations, political…
  • In Edifice – S$10.00
    • In Edifice – S$10.00
    • In Edifice – S$10.00
    • About the Book These poems remember the author’s great grandmother, and are a tribute to the mother figures in her life. Each poem is a capsule of a habit or a doing that has left a mark. The way mothers love unendingly, over generations, are committed to the pages within, set in edifice. 
  • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$20.00
    • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$20.00
    • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$20.00
    • “Dr Mahathir melihat pertentangan antara Islam dan Sosialisme. Beliau tidak mengambil tahu bahawa Sosialisme itu ada berbagai macam. Yang dibahaskan aliran sosialisme Eropah jenis yang tidak mengutamakan agama. Ini tidak perlu saya jawab lagi kerana buku saya ini sudah merupakan satu jawapan.” Islam dan Sosialisme, yang diterbitkan pada tahun 1976 sebagai Islam dan Sosialisma, ditulis oleh Profesor Dr Syed Hussein…
  • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$22.00
    • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$22.00
    • Islam dan Sosialisme – S$22.00
    • 'Di rantau Indonesia, nama TJOKROAMINOTO, atau nama penuhnya Haji Umar Said Tjokroaminoto (1882-1934), sudah tidak asing lagi. Tokoh kelahiran Bakur, Madiun, Jawa Timur ini telah menempatkan nama beliau dalam sejarah nusantara sebagai pelopor dan pemimpin utama yang mengembangkan pengaruh Sarekat Islam, sebuah gerakan nasional yang penting dalam memperjuangkan kemerdekaan negara Indonesia. Beliau juga mengarang sebuah karya monumental berjudul 'Islam dan…
  • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • As a stone or work of art, jadeite contains a splendour which has thrilled both initiates and experienced collectors. In this volume, Lee Ying Ho shares with readers the origin, appreciation and worth of jadeite, together with the maintenance of jadeite jewellery, the identification of fakes rampant on the market, and the methods of their production. It offers a pleasurable…
  • Kerajaan (Edisi Kedua): Budaya Politik Melayu di Ambang Pemerintahan Kolonial – S$38.00
    • Kerajaan (Edisi Kedua): Budaya Politik Melayu di Ambang Pemerintahan Kolonial – S$38.00
    • Kerajaan (Edisi Kedua): Budaya Politik Melayu di Ambang Pemerintahan Kolonial – S$38.00
    • Sebuah kajian perintis dan provokatif tentang pemikiran politik Melayu di ambang pemerintahan kolonial – berdasarkan sumber-sumber Melayu dan Eropah, dan mengetengahkan isu-isu yang terus menjadi kritikal di Malaysia pada hari ini. Dengan memberi tumpuan kepada semenanjung Tanah Melayu dan Sumatra Utara, Kerajaan adalah buku yang bersifat inovatif pada pendekatannya – sebuah penyiasatan yang penuh dengan metodologi yang dibangunkan dalam bidang…
  • Kerajaan (Second Edition) Malay Political Culture on the Eve of Colonial Rule – S$38.00
    • Kerajaan (Second Edition) Malay Political Culture on the Eve of Colonial Rule – S$38.00
    • Kerajaan (Second Edition) Malay Political Culture on the Eve of Colonial Rule – S$38.00
    • A pioneering, provocative study of Malay political thought on the eve of colonial rule – based on both Malay and European source materials, and addressing issues that continue to be critical in Malaysia today. Focusing on both the Malay peninsula and North Sumatra, Kerajaan is innovative in approach – an historical investigation informed by methodologies developed in anthropology and literary…
  • Khazanah Intelektual Islam – S$30.00
    • Khazanah Intelektual Islam – S$30.00
    • Khazanah Intelektual Islam – S$30.00
    • Islam pernah menjadi peradaban teragung di dunia. Salah satu punca keagungan itu ialah kemampuan penganutnya menghasilkan sumbangan ilmu yang besar. Ini termasuk karya besar oleh Al-Asy’ari, Al-Ghazali, dan Ibn Taimiyyah yang menjadi asas ikutan mereka yang mencari kemurniaan dalam penghayatan agama. Manakala nama tokoh-tokoh seperti Ibn Sina, Ibn Khaldun dan Ibn Rusyd terus diabadikan setanding dengan tokoh-tokoh lain dari dunia…
  • Konsep Wira Dalam Masyarakat Melayu: Membelai Romantisme Dekaden – S$28.00
    • Konsep Wira Dalam Masyarakat Melayu: Membelai Romantisme Dekaden – S$28.00
    • Konsep Wira Dalam Masyarakat Melayu: Membelai Romantisme Dekaden – S$28.00
    • Persoalan kepimpinan sesungguhnya asasi bagi kemajuan sesebuah masyarakat. Justeru, konsepsinya apa itu keperwiraan atau heroic adalah signifikan, dalam pengertian ia mencoraki sebahagiannya pola motivasi mereka yang terlibat. Pengarang buku ini berusaha mengkaji konsepsi wira sebagai yang dipamirkan golongan pemerintah. Ia menjejaki hubungannya dengan berbagai peristiwa penting dalam sejarah Melayu buat menunjukkan kepentingan temanya…Mereka yang kurang bersetuju dengan beberapa kenyataan dalam…
  • Koreografi Kontemporari Malaysia – S$30.00
    • Koreografi Kontemporari Malaysia – S$30.00
    • Koreografi Kontemporari Malaysia – S$30.00
    • “Naskah ini membincangkan karya koreografer tempatan berdasarkan pengalaman serta pandangan penulis dari sudut sosial, politik dan budaya di Malaysia. Selain itu naskah ini membantu dalam penciptaan sesebuah karya dengan memahami kaedah serta proses penciptaan koreografi.” Mohd Yunus Ismail, Pensyarah, Faktulti Tari ASWARA / “Selain daripada menghuraikan kaedah teknikal kraf koreografi disertai dengan pengalaman pengamal tari kontemporari terpilih, buku ini memperingatkan…
  • Kriti’s Culinary Adventures – S$5.60
    • Kriti’s Culinary Adventures – S$5.60
    • Kriti’s Culinary Adventures – S$5.60
    • I have always been fascinated by food. We eat when we are happy, sad, or celebrating or even reminiscing. I started writing about each recipe to try to discover how it shaped my experiences growing up and continue to do so.
  • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$12.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$12.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$12.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan bin Saidi was a man who fought valiantly to defend Singapore during the Japanese invasion in February 1942. He, along with the rest of the Malay Regiment, battled the Japanese soldiers on Bukit Chandu. These great men were Singapore's last defence and fought bravely to the end, despite being captured, and even tortured. Narrated by the son of…
  • Lim Bo Seng – S$12.00
    • Lim Bo Seng – S$12.00
    • Lim Bo Seng – S$12.00
    • A successful businessman, Lim Bo Seng became synonymous with the anti-war movement in Singapore during World War II. His commitment towards the resistance campaign against Japanese aggressors came with a hefty price. He was to suffer a heart-wrenching separation from his family and eventually to sacrifice his own life. His incarceration in a prison for anti-Japanese activisits was the ultimate…
  • Local Democracy Denied?: A Personal Journey into Local Government in Malaysia – S$23.00
  • Malay Ideas On Development: From Feudal Lord to Capitalist – S$28.00
    • Malay Ideas On Development: From Feudal Lord to Capitalist – S$28.00
    • Malay Ideas On Development: From Feudal Lord to Capitalist – S$28.00
    • "The sweep through the history of Malay political ideas which is to be encountered in Malay Ideas on Development from Feudal Lord to Capitalist – a sweep achieved with analytic skill and clarity – will stimulate new readers to seek more detailed examination of one targeted writer or another. Creating such desire is an indication of the book’s effectiveness. Juxtaposing…
  • Malaysia Canvas’s: The Blistering Saga of a Flash in the Pan Art Revolution – S$25.00
    • Malaysia Canvas’s: The Blistering Saga of a Flash in the Pan Art Revolution – S$25.00
    • Malaysia Canvas’s: The Blistering Saga of a Flash in the Pan Art Revolution – S$25.00
    • In February 2014, an international colony of young, freewheeling and footloose artists held a group exhibition that would stand as a pivotal turning point for the future of George Town, Penang. It was an exhibition destined to make the artists household names, infamous for boldly swinging into parties and installing challenging art onto Southeast Asian walls. It would also spell…
  • Malaysia: An Economy At The Edge Of Transformation – S$24.00
    • Malaysia: An Economy At The Edge Of Transformation – S$24.00
    • Malaysia: An Economy At The Edge Of Transformation – S$24.00
    • "Transformation without thought runs the risk of being short term or a kneejerk reaction to events. Shaping the future requires forethought, planning and informed decision making. Nambiar has made it his business to encourage us all to think, and provides us with some trenchant thoughts and ideas to help us along the way." Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim President, Parti Keadilan…
  • Melayu atau Kemelayuan: Menelusuri Sejarah Idea – S$38.00
    • Melayu atau Kemelayuan: Menelusuri Sejarah Idea – S$38.00
    • Melayu atau Kemelayuan: Menelusuri Sejarah Idea – S$38.00
    • “Melayu atau Kemelayuan ialah buku yang harus dibaca oleh mereka yang bukan sahaja berminat dalam etnik Melayu di Asia Tenggara malah juga bidang yang lebih luas dalam kajian identiti sosial sains.” Shamsul A.B., Institut Kajian Etnik (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia “Ini ialah sebuah kajian yang kompleks, tidak mudah untuk difahami dan serta sentiasa mengubah intipati tamadun Melayu. Kajian ini melarik…
  • Memoir Shamsiah Fakeh: Dari AWAS ke Rejimen Ke-10 – S$26.00
    • Memoir Shamsiah Fakeh: Dari AWAS ke Rejimen Ke-10 – S$26.00
    • Memoir Shamsiah Fakeh: Dari AWAS ke Rejimen Ke-10 – S$26.00
    • Shamsiah Fakeh adalah pemimpin pergerakan Kemerdekaan dari kalangan wanita Melayu yang berjuang dengan gigih hingga ke belantara Malaya. Beliau adalah Ketua Angkatan Wanita Sedar (AWAS) yang berganding bahu dengan Angkatan Pemuda Insaf (API) bagi mengibarkan panji-panji perjuangan menuntut Kemerdekaan dari tangan penjajah British. Gandingannya dengan Ahmad Boestamam, Ketua API telah membakar semangat sebilangan pemuda-pemudi Tanah Melayu mengangkat senjata menentang penjajah.…
  • Memoirs of a Millennial Law Student – S$6.40
    • Memoirs of a Millennial Law Student – S$6.40
    • Memoirs of a Millennial Law Student – S$6.40
    • As a child, I remember being told that I had the potential to be a lawyer in the future. Looking back, I wonder if I was conditioned to want to be a lawyer or if I really did want to become one. But all of that is moot now and I will never know for sure. One thing I definitely…
  • Menyanggah Belenggu: Kerancuan Fikiran Masakini – S$30.00
    • Menyanggah Belenggu: Kerancuan Fikiran Masakini – S$30.00
    • Menyanggah Belenggu: Kerancuan Fikiran Masakini – S$30.00
    • "Sebagai seorang ilmuan, Dr. Azhar Ibrahim menghayati isu-isu dalam Pengajian Melayu sebagai rangkaian yang kait mengait, memahami satu bidang memerlukan pengolahan bidang yang lain dalam wacana yang semakin meluas; sejarah menjurus ke tema kebebasan; orientalisme menilai kembali kesulitan dalam feudalisme; humanisme memperluaskan lagi makna dalam teks Melayu; multikulturalisme menyentuh pembinaan identiti; kekaburan akademik menyekat kefahaman masyarakat; neo-liberalisme menentukan arah pengajian…
  • Merdeka For The Mind: Essays on Malaysian Struggles in the 21st Century – S$30.00
    • Merdeka For The Mind: Essays on Malaysian Struggles in the 21st Century – S$30.00
    • Merdeka For The Mind: Essays on Malaysian Struggles in the 21st Century – S$30.00
    • This selection of articles written over the last three years by Ooi Kee Beng, and which were published in The Edge Malaysia, The Edge Review and in Penang Monthly, is a succinct expression, not only of trends that the region and the world are experiencing, but more specifically of stubborn issues immediately affecting Malaysia. In essence, Malaysia has reached a…
  • Models and Actors – S$6.40
    • Models and Actors – S$6.40
    • Models and Actors – S$6.40
    • This book explores the journey of models and actors in the entertainment industry. Fascinated by glamour and fame, several aspirants make a foray into media to fulfill their dream. As their journey begins, also begins their struggle to find work, look good at all times, deal with competition, network and sustain in the business. Despite the peak moments and the…
  • My Love Is Blind – S$20.00
    • My Love Is Blind – S$20.00
    • My Love Is Blind – S$20.00
    • “Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person,” Choon Guan said. “I’ll entitle it My Love is Blind. The word blind will embrace your name, Lin.” His big eyes widened and lit up, sparkling and full of tenderness. His lips moved in a soundless whisper: “My Love is Lin.” Tan Guan Heng lost his sight at…
  • Myanmar’s “Enemy of the State” Speaks: Irreverent Essays, Interviews and Reflections – S$25.00
  • Neofeudal UMNO: Politik Dan Pembangunan Luar Bandar – S$20.00
    • Neofeudal UMNO: Politik Dan Pembangunan Luar Bandar – S$20.00
    • Neofeudal UMNO: Politik Dan Pembangunan Luar Bandar – S$20.00
    • Epistemologi feudalisme boleh dikaji dari pelbagai perspektif termasuk sejarah, undang-undang, ekonomi, sosiologi dan sains politik. Feudalisme juga dilihat dari sudut geopolitik dengan kajian-kajian tertumpu kepada feudalisme di Benua Eropah Barat, di Asia Timur dan Asia Tengah dan juga kajian feudalisme yang mengkhusus negara-negara tertentu. Di negara ini feudalisme turut menjadi subjek kajian terutamanya berkaitan budaya feudal golongan istana dan kaum…
  • On Brittle Ground: My China Journey – S$25.00
    • On Brittle Ground: My China Journey – S$25.00
    • On Brittle Ground: My China Journey – S$25.00
    • 'When Souchou Yao returns in middle age to the Chinese market town he left as a child, he finds that he is both a stranger and a kinsman; at once a tourist and a native son. His encounters with family members who suffered the terror and persecution of Mao’s Land Reforms, and his intimate observations of how the new China…
  • On My Way – S$5.60
    • On My Way – S$5.60
    • On My Way – S$5.60
    • “I feel like I always show people my bright side. It is time you know the dark side that made me, ME. I don’t know if I was born to be miserable or to suffer, but I was a survivor.” – Nicole In every chapter, the author’s life is dictated by her shortcomings, flaws, and painful past until she finally…
  • Perihal Keadilan: Tinjauan Wacana Keadilan Moden – S$30.00
    • Perihal Keadilan: Tinjauan Wacana Keadilan Moden – S$30.00
    • Perihal Keadilan: Tinjauan Wacana Keadilan Moden – S$30.00
    • Apabila berlaku sesuatu ketidakadilan seperti pembunuhan beramai-ramai, pembantaian etnik, penindasan golongan miskin oleh golongan kaya, atau diskriminasi kaum serta gender, kita lazimnya akan merasa tidak selesa. Tetapi jika kita mahu bergerak maju membentuk sebuah masyarakat yang adil, apakah yang dimaksudkan dengan keadilan? Apakah landasan idea yang memandu konsep keadilan yang kita pegang? Buku ini akan meninjau bagaimana pemikir-pemikir sepanjang sejarah,…
  • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering the disabled and the able is a series of profiles, poignantly recounting how disabled Singaporeans have overcome their difficulties and found success in life against impossible odds. It explodes the myth of the disabled as passive recipients of charity. Their profiles encapsulate the accomplishments and achievements of disabled people in their endeavors in scholarship, sports, the arts and sciences,…
  • Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia – S$28.00
    • Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia – S$28.00
    • Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia – S$28.00
    • For more than three decades Malaysia’s economic growth has been driven in part by the skills and sweat of large numbers of migrant workers. The country has become the temporary home for more than two million documented migrants. Many more than that are undocumented, living precarious lives on the margins of society. In cities like Kuala Lumpur and George Town,…
  • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Find out more about: How the Art of Feng Shui came about, What is Qi, The Yin & Yang, The Five Elements, Heavenly Stems, Earthly Branches, The 12 'Shen Sha', The Eight Trigram, Good and Bad Feng Shui, Auspicious Wedding Dates & Matrimonial Homes. Understanding how feng shui works requires intensive study as it is a complex school of thought.…
  • Regime Resilience in Malaysia and Singapore – S$35.00
    • Regime Resilience in Malaysia and Singapore – S$35.00
    • Regime Resilience in Malaysia and Singapore – S$35.00
    • Prominent scholars across the political divide and academic disciplines analyse how the dominant political parties in Malaysia and Singapore, United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) and the People’s Action Party (PAP), have stayed in power. With a focus on developments in the last decade and the tenures of Prime Ministers Najib Tun Razak and Lee Hsien Loong, the authors offer a…
  • Rethinking Malaysia: Politics, Extremism and Education – S$25.00
    • Rethinking Malaysia: Politics, Extremism and Education – S$25.00
    • Rethinking Malaysia: Politics, Extremism and Education – S$25.00
    • Rethinking Malaysia collects together the writings of Tajuddin Rasdi in a period of political change and turmoil in the aftermath Malaysia’s 14th General Election. A time of hope and renewal, as well as of increasing conservatism and extremism, Rethinking Malaysia features Tajuddin Rasdi’s personal and honest musings about issues of religion, politics and education in relation to Malaysia’s ongoing project…
  • Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic In Contemporary Singapore And Malaysia – S$35.00
    • Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic In Contemporary Singapore And Malaysia – S$35.00
    • Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic In Contemporary Singapore And Malaysia – S$35.00
    • Developed as an exploratory study of artworks by artists of Singapore and Malaysia, Retrospective attempts to account for contemporary artworks that engage with history. These are artworks that reference past events or narratives, of the nation and its art. Through the examination of a selection of artworks produced between 1990 and 2012, Retrospective is both an attribution and an analysis…
  • Revisiting Malaysian Modernisation: Essays on Science, Technology, Religion and Environment – S$26.00
  • Rhetoric and Realities – S$25.00
    • Rhetoric and Realities – S$25.00
    • Rhetoric and Realities – S$25.00
    • Malaysia’s political landscape became infinitely more interesting after the election of March 2008. For the first time since independence, the emergence of two coalitions offered the prospect for genuine contestation over the future direction of society and politics. Since then, the Barisan Nasional government has gone into overdrive in making far-reaching promises to the people, framed by the twin discourses…
  • Rock of Ages – S$8.00
    • Rock of Ages – S$8.00
    • Rock of Ages – S$8.00
    • Rock of Ages is aimed to transform many lives with its devotional words as well as motivating those that are struggling to accept pain in their lives. The book contains everlasting solutions to our day to day life problems. In the book there are severals strategies to deal with challenges that appear to be so difficult to solve. Many dreams…
  • Running Tips from Podium Winners – S$8.00
    • Running Tips from Podium Winners – S$8.00
    • Running Tips from Podium Winners – S$8.00
    • This is a compilation of the best interviews, running tips, advice and stories shared by many podium winners as well as inspiring runners in the running community, both in Singapore and internationally. Stories range from a blind runner in England who runs solo, to a marathon runner in Singapore who runs with a dog in a pram. Keen to know…
  • Ruth Wong: Educationist and Teacher Extraordinaire – S$28.00
    • Ruth Wong: Educationist and Teacher Extraordinaire – S$28.00
    • Ruth Wong: Educationist and Teacher Extraordinaire – S$28.00
    • This book recounts how Ruth Wong, the eldest in a family of ten, was called to be a teacher, abandoning her childhood ambition of becoming a doctor due to family circumstances. Her family background and Christian upbringing gave her implicit faith in God. “I left no post by deliberate choice to further my own ambitions”. In her personal life, she…
  • Seni Mudah Tampil Keren untuk Pria – S$5.60
    • Seni Mudah Tampil Keren untuk Pria – S$5.60
    • Seni Mudah Tampil Keren untuk Pria – S$5.60
    • Pernah mendengar peribahasa ‘jangan menilai buku dari sampulnya’? Dalam dunia modern, peribahasa ini seolah tidak berlaku. Seseorang sering dinilai dari penampilan luarnya terlebih dahulu, sisi lain seperti sifat dan perilaku baru dinilai belakangan. Oleh karena itu, membangun first impression yang baik lewat penampilan sudah menjadi hal yang lumrah dilakukan oleh pria sekalipun. Hal tersebut mudah dilakukan bagi pria yang punya…
  • Socio-historical development of the Kampung Cina settlement in Kuala Terengganu – S$28.00
    • Socio-historical development of the Kampung Cina settlement in Kuala Terengganu – S$28.00
    • Socio-historical development of the Kampung Cina settlement in Kuala Terengganu – S$28.00
    • No other Chinese settlements in Terengganu could match the socio-historical significance of the Kampung Cina settlement located at the estuary of the Terengganu River. This settlement has evolved out of early Chinese maritime trade in insular Southeast Asia. This is demonstrated by the fact that Terengganu is regularly mentioned in many early Chinese records. But for some reason, these records…
  • Stamford Raffles – Founder of Modern Singapore – S$8.50
    • Stamford Raffles – Founder of Modern Singapore – S$8.50
    • Stamford Raffles – Founder of Modern Singapore – S$8.50
    • Here, at last, is an insight into the public and private life of Raffles, a man of vision who was far ahead of his contemporaries in his thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more about the pioneering explorer, humanitarian and founding father of Singapore, in delightful comic illustrations.
  • The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: Commemorating 50 Years – S$38.00
    • The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: Commemorating 50 Years – S$38.00
    • The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: Commemorating 50 Years – S$38.00
    • Operation Coldstore remains the most contentious event in the history of postcolonial Singapore. Despite attempts by the state to silence ex-detainees, by warning that they would not be permitted to rewrite the state's official version of history, the authors in this volume have done just that. They have placed on record their own perspective of events. The autobiographical element in…
  • The Chinese Language Movement in Malaysia, 1952-1967: Language, Ethnicity and Nation-Building in a Plural Society – S$20.00
  • The Emergence and Widening of Ethnic Divide in the Malaysian Educational System – S$18.00
    • The Emergence and Widening of Ethnic Divide in the Malaysian Educational System – S$18.00
    • The Emergence and Widening of Ethnic Divide in the Malaysian Educational System – S$18.00
    • The existence of an ethnic divide is a common problem in multiethnic societies, more so when these societies are straddled with contradictions reflected in their socioeconomic and political composition and configuration. The existence of an ethnic divide in the educational sector is most unfortunate since one of the fundamental purposes of schooling in multiethnic societies is to achieve a common…
  • The Fajar Generation: The University Socialist Club and the Politics of Postwar Malaya and Singapore – S$40.00
  • The Incubus of Intervention: Conflicting Indonesia Strategies of John F. Kennedy and Allen Dulles – S$38.00
  • The May 13 Generation: The Chinese Middle Schools Student Movement and Singapore Politics in the 1950s – S$40.00
  • The memoirs of Shamsiah Fakeh: From AWAS to 10th Regiment – S$26.00
    • The memoirs of Shamsiah Fakeh: From AWAS to 10th Regiment – S$26.00
    • The memoirs of Shamsiah Fakeh: From AWAS to 10th Regiment – S$26.00
    • Shamsiah Fakeh was a leader in the independence movement among a group of Malay women who fought persistently right into the jungles of Malaya. She was the head of Angkatan Wanita Sedar (AWAS), which joined forces with Angkatan Pemuda Insaf (API) as flag bearers in the demand for independence from the British. Her collaboration with Ahmad Boestamam, the API head,…
  • The Mighty Wave – S$40.00
    • The Mighty Wave – S$40.00
    • The Mighty Wave – S$40.00
    • A major novel about the anti-colonial mass movement in Singapore in the 1950s which started with the Chinese middle school students assembling on 13 May 1954 at the pavements of Penang Road to petition the Governor for their exemption from national service. This mass gathering was forcibly broken up by the riot police. It ends with the 1959 general election,…
  • The Rising Moon: Political Change in Sarawak 1959-1972 – S$30.00
    • The Rising Moon: Political Change in Sarawak 1959-1972 – S$30.00
    • The Rising Moon: Political Change in Sarawak 1959-1972 – S$30.00
    • The Rising Moon was the first in-depth study of the beginnings of modern politics in Sarawak between 1959 and 1972. The plural society of that state offered a stark contrast to that elsewhere in Malaysia, for in Sarawak viable political parties spanned ethnic divisions, a development that had not then taken place in the other parts of the nation. Side-by-side…
  • The Sejarah Melayu Revisited – S$25.00
    • The Sejarah Melayu Revisited – S$25.00
    • The Sejarah Melayu Revisited – S$25.00
    • “In a period where no native scholars of equal repute existed, where no one possessed similar levels of extensiveness and depth in terms of understanding Malay culture and literature, it must be admitted that the Orientalist stand taken by scholars like Winstedt was unavoidable. As a matter of fact, even today one can still find Malay scholars echoing his and…
  • The Stiletto Foodie – S$16.00
    • The Stiletto Foodie – S$16.00
    • The Stiletto Foodie – S$16.00
    • The best way to know the soul of a country, a culture, an identity, its true character of a people, or, a person, is to watch what one eats, and how one eats. And may I add, with whom one eats with.Discovering myself all over again, healing and nurturing, through a becoming of `whole’ has been my own Eat, Pray,…
  • The Story of Bentong Kali: Crime and Society in 90s Kuala Lumpur – S$22.00
    • The Story of Bentong Kali: Crime and Society in 90s Kuala Lumpur – S$22.00
    • The Story of Bentong Kali: Crime and Society in 90s Kuala Lumpur – S$22.00
    • The Story of Bentong Kali details the rise and fall of one of Malaysia’s most notorious gangsters Kalimuthu a/l Pakirisamy, better known as Bentong Kali, who terrorised the nation in the early 1990s. On the front of every newspaper, he was believed to be behind at least 16 murders and attempted murders before being killed by police in a double-storey…
  • Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences – S$26.00
    • Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences – S$26.00
    • Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences – S$26.00
    • Different forms of trauma affect many millions of people. Trauma also helps to shape individual and collective memories. This innovative book explores how traumatic occurrences and processes are remembered and managed. Using examples from well-known events like the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in Aceh, civil conflict in southern Thailand and Aceh, and the experiences of…
  • Welcome Home: Lessons in Saying Goodbye – S$22.00
    • Welcome Home: Lessons in Saying Goodbye – S$22.00
    • Welcome Home: Lessons in Saying Goodbye – S$22.00
    • “Leaving, according to the familiar political narrative, was a sign that someone was giving up on their country or wasn’t proud of his or her identity. Those who decided to emigrate were pigeonholed as dissidents. This stereotype was not only inaccurate, but made us one-dimensional in our apparent single-mindedness to leave behind a country we supposedly felt was no longer…
  • What Students Want – S$32.00
    • What Students Want – S$32.00
    • What Students Want – S$32.00
    • What Students Want is a student-led book that collects the hopes and dreams of students around Malaysia about what they want for their own learning, the education system, and the future of Malaysia. So much has been said, written and debated about the education in our country, but we often neglect hearing from the students themselves. From stories about what…
  • When I Was in Uniform… – S$15.00
    • When I Was in Uniform… – S$15.00
    • When I Was in Uniform… – S$15.00
    • In this charming and funny book, Suresh recalls his days in the Singapore Armed Forces after being enlisted in 1975. Although the army then was not as well equipped or well organised as it is today, the people whom he met and worked with improvised where necessary and made creative use of limited resources. Some were colourful characters who left…
  • Why I Didn’t Quit My Job to Travel – S$8.80
    • Why I Didn’t Quit My Job to Travel – S$8.80
    • Why I Didn’t Quit My Job to Travel – S$8.80
    • This book includes travel tips, guides, hotel reviews, traveling solo and food adventures. Escape from the daily mundane life and have the most fun and adventurous journey. Work. Earn. Save. Travel.
  • Wisdom of I Ching – Mastering the Art of Change – S$20.00
    • Wisdom of I Ching – Mastering the Art of Change – S$20.00
    • Wisdom of I Ching – Mastering the Art of Change – S$20.00
    • With a history stretching longer than 3,000 years, the I Ching (Yi Jing) is the world’s oldest book of wisdom. Our modern, fun, and lavishly illustrated cartoon version makes this ancient classic easy to understand as a tool for divination and a source of wisdom. The universal and timeless ideas contained within the I Ching have been a huge influence…
  • 五行五色:蔬果养生精粹 – S$12.50
  • 新加坡历史原貌 1275-1971年 – S$20.00
    • 新加坡历史原貌 1275-1971年 – S$20.00
    • 新加坡历史原貌 1275-1971年 – S$20.00
    • 本书由四位历史学者在研究英国、美国、澳洲、新加坡和印度五国的档案与文献后写成,范围横跨1275到1971年,将近7个世纪。本书独特之处,是提出许多史实,揭穿了新加坡历史过去积累下来,很多人以为是事实的谬论(myth),从而尝试还原新加坡的真正历史。其中最有趣的是对“莱佛士发现新加坡”这根深蒂固的说法,提出的一些新的见解。
  • 林谋盛:新加坡抗日英雄 – S$12.00
    • 林谋盛:新加坡抗日英雄 – S$12.00
    • 林谋盛:新加坡抗日英雄 – S$12.00
    • 林谋盛乃闻名新加坡和马来西亚的大企业家。第二次世界大战爆发后,他忍痛离开家人,不惜一切代价献身于抗日活动。他最终为争取和平而壮烈牺牲了。 本地漫画家周益民如实地再现这位新加坡抗日英雄的英勇事迹。此书文字浅白、绘画生动,非常适合学生阅读,做为国民教育的辅助读物。