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Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto

Published July 23rd 2001 by Faber and Faber (first published January 30th 1988)
Author: Banana Yoshimoto
Format: Paperback
Genre: Fiction, short stories, Japanese literature… 894 more words

Book Blogger

5 Translated Works I Recently Read

Since I’m hoping to read more translated fiction in 2018, I thought I would gather up reviews in a single post throughout the year. Hopefully you can find some titles that interest you!  1,487 more words

Literature & Fiction

Discover Magical Realism in Japanese Literature

Magical realism is defined as ‘an amalgamation of realism and fantasy.’ It originated in literature from Latin America, yet numerous novels from and about Japan have drawn on elements of this genre. 1,440 more words


Japan: What We Do for Family

I have a strange relationship with Japanese literature. Usually Japanese books are too far out there for me. Despite of this I decided to just go for it and choose a random book for my reading challenge. 395 more words


2017 A Year in Review (Read-olution and Goodreads Challenge Results) + 2018 Goals

2017 at The Book Ramble has been a small year, with very few reviews, and a lengthy hiatus. Reading is something I’m passionate about, and review books is a hobby of mine that I enjoy but find very time consuming. 617 more words


"Lizard" Review

Warning: If you have not read “Lizard” by Banana Yoshimoto, do not read this review unless you want minor spoilers! If you don’t mind spoilers or already read the short story collection, go ahead! 322 more words

Book Reviews

[Review] Hồ - Banana Yoshimoto

“Đâu cần phải tha thứ hết mới có thể yêu thương.”

Đây là một trong những cuốn mình đánh giá bìa đẹp nhất của Nhã Nam, kể từ sau Màn và Một cuộc gặp gỡ của Milan Kundera. 1,287 more words