The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa – a world without memory

The Memory Police qualifies as the most unsettling novel I’ve read this year. The last book I’d read by Yogo

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It’s Time For The Japanese Literature Challenge

It’s been a few years since I joined the Japanese Literature Challenge hosted by Meredith at DolceBezzellla.net. It just so happens that

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Dark Tales of Strangeness in Revenge by Yoko Ogawa

Revenge by Yoko Ogawa is the darkest, strangest book I’ve read in a very long time. I found it in

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World Literary Tour: Visit Japan in 5 Books

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkokukinen-no-Hi), in Japan, a day which marks the enthronement of the country’s first Emperor. Although

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Strangers by Taichi Yamada [book review]

Strangers by Taichi Yamada is a novel about the ghosts of the past and a lonely man’s yearning to retrieve his lost years.

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