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BOOK REVIEW: THE SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN

Author: Yasunari Kawabata Translator: Edward G. Seidensticker Publisher: Penguin UK Publishing Date: 6 January 2011 Pages: 224 Languages: Japanese and English Country: Japan Rating: 4.5/5 “It's remarkable how we go on year...

BOOK REVIEW: THE MEMORY POLICE

Author: Yoko Ogawa Publisher: Vintage Publishing Date: 1 August 2020 Pages: 288 Language: Japanese and English Translator: Stephen Snyder Country: Japan Rating: 4.5/5 “My memories don’t feel as though they’ve been pulled...

BOOK REVIEW: WHITE CHRYSANTHEMUM

Author: Mary Lynn Bracht Publisher: Chato and Windus Publishing Date: 5 March 2018 Country: South Korea Pages: 320 Language: English Rating: 5/5 "Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget,...

WHY I READ HARUKI MURAKAMI

“Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning,...

BOOK REVIEW: KAFKA ON THE SHORE

Author: Haruki Murakami Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 6 Oct 2005 Language: Japanese, English Translator: Philip Gabriel Pages: 512 Country: Japan Rating: 4/5 “Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back....

BOOK REVIEW: MEN WITHOUT WOMEN

Author: Haruki Murakami Publisher: Random House UK Publishing Date: 16 August 2017 Pages: 240 Pages Language: Japanese, English Translator: Philip Gabriel, Ted Goossen Country: Japan Rating: 4/5 “Here's what hurts the most,"...

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