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We Are Not Ducks On A Pond But Ships At SeaWe Are Not Ducks On A Pond But Ships At Sea

This compilation endeavors to introduce Budapest’s independent art scene of the past 20 years and  [ ... ]

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The Rational Optimist - How Prosperity Evolves by Matt RidleyThe Rational Optimist - How Prosperity Evolves by ...

If you are tired of reading all the negative news in the newspaper, and watching all the economic [ ... ]

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Flow: the Cultural Story of Menstruation by Elissa SteinFlow: the Cultural Story of Menstruation by Elissa...

What to call your period in other lands... Have you ever used cutesy phrases to talk abou [ ... ]

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The Pleasure of My Company by Steve MartinThe Pleasure of My Company by Steve Martin

If you thought the Martian outdid himself with Shopgirl, prepare yourself for another tasty zinger.  [ ... ]

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The Red Thread by Dawn Farham

Dawn Farham's The Red Thread is a hot and steamy look at 1830s Singapore, a time when tigers roamed wild, the interior was truly untamed and the multi-layers of race and culture were just settling into some semblance of order...

The Red ThreadThis is a historical romance that blends fact and fiction and centres around the forbidden passion of two star crossed lovers: Zhen, a Chinese coolie with the heart of a poet, who rises up the triad ranks, and Charlotte, a young Scots woman who comes of age in a world in transition.

She arrives in Singapore to join her brother, recently appointed the head of Singapore's fledgling police.

Dawn has delightfully interwoven real historic figures throughout the lives of her own fictional characters. She has put so much flesh to historical figures like George Coleman, you'll never again walk around the Civic District without feeling it come alive.

East Asia has always been a melting pot of cultures, and nowhere did the mixing and mingling take place than along that storied river. This ultimately though, a love story between tow people which the reality of society then would never accept.

Dawn touches upon this thread of sexual politics, as well as sexual tensions ... be forewarned that Fabio wouldn't not be out of place on the cover of this novel ... but lets just say the sex scenes are as steamy as the Bukit Timah jungle. Immaculately researched, Dawn has an encyclopedic recall of the people, places and mores of the time when Singapore was a nascent colony on the edge of the world...

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