The Love of Books

Hello everyone! Our shopping cart is back online (it has been for awhile, but we are excellent at procrastinating and often fail to efficiently convey information), and we’ve also slashed the prices of our paperbacks LIKE CRAZY. On another note, these are saddening days for book lovers as we witness the demise of physical books.

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A Tribute to David Saul Marshall: Memorable Quotes

David Saul Marshall (1908-1995) was Singapore’s first Chief Minister, one of the best criminal defense lawyer in Singapore’s history, Singapore’s first ambassador to France, and above all, a great humanitarian with a strong sense of compassion and justice. He has been glossed over by most historical accounts as having merely been Singapore’s first Chief Minster

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New Greek and Sanskrit Courses

Commencement of Beginner’s Greek, Level 1: Date/Time: 30 June 2012, 2-4pm Duration: 4 weeks Location: 945D Serangoon Rd (near Boon Keng MRT) Cost: $50/hour per student (total $400 for this module) Commencement of Beginner’s Classical Sanskrit, Level 1: Date/Time: 8 July 2012, 2-4 pm Duration: 4 weeks Location: 945D Serangoon Rd (near Boon Keng MRT)

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Fascinating….

From the Center for Online Judaic Studies (COJS)… “Speech by Albert Einstein Regarding the Necessity of a Jewish University, Singapore, Oct. 1922. In October 1922, Chaim Weizmann, head of the World Zionist Organization, had sent the following telegram from London to the Zionist Society in Singapore: “Professor Einstein and wife arrive Singapore November first Kitano

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The Fourth Dimension

I remember the first time I read Rudy Rucker’s The Fourth Dimension, in the hills of Cameron Highlands where I was more in touch with nature than usual. The title makes the book sound like one of those New Age-type quick-fix theories for attaining love, peace and happiness – which is unfortunate, because the book

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We have moved…again

We have moved! GOHD Books is now back to being an exclusively online shop, except for some occasions during which we will open the shop for browsing. We have some very exciting initiatives coming up, including a reading group/book club focused on the classics! Do look out for news through the newsletter and the facebook

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