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April reading wrap-up

During April, the reading slump that started in March happily continued, and I spent way more time watching silly Japanese television than reading. Which is fine too, though I did miss that feeling of really getting stuck in a story. 262 more words



Desligo o ventilador, já não está mais calor.
Por mim nem teria ligado, não tenho o hábito. Foi coisa de minha irmã, não reclamei pois sei que o desconforto dela é maior do que o meu. 821 more words


My Year in Books: 26-30

These reviews are quite the eclectic bunch. Jumping from Italy to former Rhodesia to Japan to Ireland and to England. It shows oh the places you can go by never leaving your front room. 1,103 more words


Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

I didn’t exactly chose to read the novella Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto because of the cover, more because of the intriguing title, and the author’s even more intriguing name, ‘Banana’. 410 more words


My Thoughts About Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Book Review #89)

Considered as Yoshimoto’s best loved book, Kitchen features two distinct stories in contemporary Japan about love, despair, loss and hope. How love can become the source and cure for despair and how loss can become both the start and end of hope. 1,210 more words

Book Review

Banana Yoshimoto

“I ricordi veramente belli continuano a vivere e a splendere per sempre, pulsando dolorosamente insieme al tempo che passa”
(Banana Yoshimoto)

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