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Heading East

My life inextricably is woven around food and books. Sometimes, one leads to the other.

Three years ago, I had the opportunity to dine at Guppy by Ai. 401 more words


Banana & me

Hello everyone! Today I would like to introduce you to Banana Yoshimoto, one of my favourite writers so far.

In a few words, her name is Mahoko Yoshimoto and Banana is just a pen name. 298 more words


Book Review: Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

 Veering away from Formula One for now (a rather sharp off-track excursion, I’d say), I’m posting a book review that I wrote and originally posted in… 540 more words


Parallel Ink

The millennials are on the move, and they are out to make their mark on the international literary scene. Encouraging their creative spirit is the international lit and art e-zine… 2,152 more words


Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto: A Review

Over the years, I have continuously read Yoshimoto’s Kitchen. During summer of 2015, when I felt like my life was going downhill, I absentmindedly reached out for the book–in the very back of my bookshelf–and began reading it. 630 more words


A Portrait of Family: An Exploration of Family Values--BOOK RECS.

Happy Friday book ninjas! The weekend has arrived, which means that I will be reading a lot and annoying kitties when I’m not. It all sounds quite exciting. 993 more words


Slight and flat metafiction from Banana Yoshimoto: N.P.

With its focus on forbidden (in this case incestuous) love, love suicide, evanecence, and the high valuation of literature, Banana Yoshimoto’s N.P. is recognizably Japanese. 183 more words

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