Review: A Brief History of the End of the World

A Brief History of the End of the World by Simon Pearson is essentially an introduction to the apocalyptic ideas and thoughts that have influenced Western literature, modern society, and the way humans think. He gives a brief overview of the major world traditions, focusing on the Abrahamic faiths, especially the Bible’s Book of Revelation

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Green, Green Grass of GOHD

GOHD Books has gone green! Starting today, all our books will be mailed in RECYCLED ENVELOPES, or packages made of recycled/reused materials from our very own storehouse! Frankly. we’re tired of having so much waste paper around, so why not re-use it to save the environment!

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To Be or Not To Be

Shakespeare, it seems, isn’t very popular these days. Most people associate Shakespeare with only the dry and painful days at school, when they were forced to study his works – usually limited to The Merchant of Venice and perhaps a verse or two from The Tempest or the opening scene of Macbeth. Quoting Shakespeare in

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Jim Morrison: Life, Death, Legend

Jim Morrison: Life, Death, Legend   This biography of Jim Morrison, which could quite accurately be retitled The Sad, Sad, Life of Jim Morrison, shows how even famous people have self-esteem issues. You’d think that Jim Morrison – frontman, vocalist and lyricist of the great 70s band The Doors – would be somewhat content, if

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The Life of Milarepa

The Life of Milarepa is a marvellous account of the enlightened Tibetan monk Milarepa, who lived in 12th century A.D. The remarkable story of Milarepa hinges on his early life of torment and misdeeds, during which he committed murderous acts through the practice of black magic. Overcome with remorse, Milarepa turns to religion and seeks

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Acts of GOHD

Watch this space for latest news and events! So far at GOHD Books we’ve had the following events: Book launches: Dominic John Fondé, Vontinuum II Gigs: Inch Chua, Hearing Hill, Various (we just take out our instruments and go crazy) Talk on 2012 & The Mystical Storytelling and reading: Tan Shao Han, Paul Pereira Parties:

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A little about ye olde bookshoppe!

GOHD Books

Gohd Books officially opened in April 2009, with a collection of hard-to-find books hidden in an equally obscure shophouse along Serangoon Road, Singapore. The Serangoon Rd days were fun – we were lodged on the 2nd floor of the shophouse, above a Karaoke Pub, and friends gathered there nightly to read, talk, and share in

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A Gallery Post

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This is a demo Gallery Post Format. Image galleries are a great way to share groups of pictures on your site. The Create Gallery feature of the WordPress media uploader allows you to add a simple image gallery to pages or posts on your site.  Here’s How to Create a Gallery in WordPress.