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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

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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

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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

Reviews

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

Stephen O. Murray

Kitchen 

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
☆☆☆☆/5

THE GREAT READING BINGE OF 2016

Genre: Fiction

Banana really is an astounding writer. She captured grief perfectly and made her characters human and likable. 146 more words

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

How often do we think about the responsibility that comes with listening?

Thought For The Day

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Book review #1)

Coming across this book was by chance, I’m not going to go off on a tangent and make it seem like fate because it wasn’t, but when I had already added seven different books to the Amazon basket I thought it best to maybe stop there. 634 more words

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