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Japanese Literature Challenge 2015

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Dolce Belleza has been graciously hosting the Japanese Literature Challenge for 9 years! This year,  it runs from June 1, 2015 until January 30, 2016… 272 more words


New term looms!

First lessons after the summer break tomorrow. Time to crank the brain back into gear.

Thank goodness some schools seem to be changing their set books; there’s only so much ‘Of Mice and Men’ I can take. 37 more words

UT Regents approve acquisition of Ishiguro archive

The University of Texas Regents have approved $1.1 million in spending by the Harry Ransom Center to acquire the archive of acclaimed British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. 94 more words

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The Buried Giant - A Review

Fantasy or literary fiction? A Tolkeinian retread or a subtle and moving commentary on ageing, memory loss and war-guilt? Kashuo Ishiguro has a track record of embracing different literary genres. 697 more words

Book Review: 'Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall', Kazuo Ishiguro

‘Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall’ – Kazuo Ishiguro

“But you play that passage like it’s the memory of love. You’re so young, yet you know desertion, abandonment. 565 more words

Book Review

Days 8 - 14 of my Literary Quotes Challenge

Ok, I know, I know, my new found dedication to doing this daily lasted no time at all but I am still here, I promise.  So here we go for a bulk update on my literary quotes challenge. 955 more words