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The Buddha Never Leaves the Attic

My reading group has chosen Julie Otsuka’s Buddha in the Attic for its next book, and I approached it enthusiastically. The reviews were ecstatic: “An understated masterpiece…that unfolds with great emotional power…Destined to endure” ( 461 more words

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Julie Otsuka „Buda palėpėje“

Kas dar neskaitė, kas domisi kitomis kultūromis, požiūriu į asmenybę, išsilavinimą, visuomenės normas ir panašius dalykus, rekomenduoju paskaityti Julie Otsuka knygą „Buda palėpėje“. Nors knygos pasakotojos ir moterų grupės, su kuria ji tapatinasi, likimas tragiškas, knyga ko gero turėtų sužadinti sveiką pyktį, kodėl taip buvo ir ar dabar kas nors kitaip? 186 more words

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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

I’m not sure what you would consider this—a novella? A collection of poems? Non-fiction? Whatever it is, I really enjoyed it.

The book (it’s not really a story, and I’ll explain why in a moment) details the lives of a group of young Japanese women who are on their way to San Francisco. 180 more words

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