Finding Fiction Friday: 21 August 2020

Well, the first Finding Fiction Friday went pretty well so I thought of continuing this series. I hope you find a new book to add to your tbr pile today. Finding Fiction Friday is a weekly meme about recommending a book. It can be a recent read or an old favourite. Write up your post … Continue reading Finding Fiction Friday: 21 August 2020

Finding Fiction Friday #1

We have recommended books to our friends, colleagues and family at some point. Some books are absolutely must read that we can't stop talking about. Some books take their own time and slowly make way to our recommended pile. This series is about finding all those books. Finding Fiction Friday is a weekly meme about … Continue reading Finding Fiction Friday #1

Men Without Women: Cats, Music and Murakami

It is a collection of seven short stories with a similar sense of eerie, alienation, vulnerability, and loneliness of the male characters dealing with either grief, unrequited love, betrayal, or something completely peculiar. This book is translated from original Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Ted Goossen.Cats, Jazz, and Murakami with the usual surrealism are the … Continue reading Men Without Women: Cats, Music and Murakami

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata: ★★★.5

A convenience store is a retail store generally opened for long hours containing grocery and household supplies. Keiko Furukura is a 36-year-old working in Hiromachi Station Smile Mart. She is indifferent and sometimes behaves oddly in the presence of humans. She likes being a convenience store woman. She has been working at this dead-end job … Continue reading Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata: ★★★.5