• Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – S$20.00 Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – S$20.00
  • 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
    • 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,…
  • Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – S$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 its…
  • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – S$15.00
    • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – S$15.00
    • Living The Writing: One Man’s Journey – S$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 thoughts…
  • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$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 per­sonal…
  • ONCE – S$25.00
    • ONCE – S$25.00
    • ONCE – S$25.00
    • About the book OLIVER SEET’S COLLECTION is a veritable tome of more than 200 poems, ranging from his writings in his early student days at the University of Malaya to his elegies for significant people in his life. Lee Kuan Yew, Dr Ruth Wong, SR Nathan all figured in this collection. A keen traveller-photographer, more than 50 of Oliver’s poems…
  • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$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 a…
  • Still Making Sense of Life – S$25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – S$25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – S$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 the…
  • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$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 and…
  • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • This fascinating book explains the primer Qian Zi Wen〈千字文〉which has been memorised by generations of Chinese. Composed during the Liang Dynasty (AD 502-557), it contains 1,000 unique Chinese characters set in four-word phrases.
  • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • Can you tell a story so well that your would-be-murderer decides to spare your life, just to hear how the story would end? Would you bet your life on being able to? This is the challenge that the beautiful Scheherazade takes upon herself to face, not just once, but night after night, buying her life one day at a time…
  • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • The Eight Immortals are among the most popular figures of Chinese myths and legends. In fact they are the legendary figures closest to the hearts of the ordinary people. The stories in this book show how eight ordinary people in ancient China attained immortality through selfless actions and good deeds. Be enthralled by the vivid description of the great battle…