Sanskrit, Latin and Greek Classes

Hello, hello! GOHD Books is proud to announce we now have SANSKRIT, LATIN & ANCIENT GREEK classes running. Are we the first bookshop in Singapore to offer these? WE THINK WE ARE! If you’re interested in signing up for the classes, e-mail us at gohd[at]gohd.com.sg If you’re interested in teaching another obscure language (preferrably Sumerian),

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The Borders store at Wheelock, Singapore

On the 16th of August, the Borders store in Singapore was “closed due to a dispute with the landlord”. The official statement now is that it’s closed for good. In Singapore, we’ve seen Tower Books close down, several branches of MPH disappear (to be replaced by establishments of lesser cultural value) and Times downsize into

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1-to-1 Chinese Classes

GOHD Books would like to recommend our friend Si Qiuxue, an excellent Chinese teacher who specializes in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, to anybody interested in learning or improving their Chinese. Qiuxue got her BA in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from the Beijing Language and Cultural University, afterward teaching at the Civil

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Rashomon

Rashomon has always been one of my favourite stories. My first encounter with it was my viewing of Akira Kurosawa’s film of the same title, which I have placed in its entirety here, thanks to Youtube. The film (and short story) is essentially about the difficulty of finding out the truth about a rape and

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