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JAPANESE LITERATURE

04/14/2018,

“If you think of someone enough, you’re sure to meet them again”- Haruki Murakami. We have spoken before about Japanese literature and about Japanese illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake. Today I would like to recommend you two more books that will transport you immediately to Japan. My first recommendation is Hôzuki by Aki Shimazaki. I would love […]

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5 GREAT TRAVEL BOOKS

02/27/2017,

“I read;  I become;  I travel” – Derek Walcott For those of you who love travel and literature, here are some recommendations of books **  that I have really enjoyed reading recently:   Amy Tan: Saving fish from Drowning “On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their […]

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TRAVEL & LITERATURE: JAPAN

06/05/2016,

“REAL LITERATURE, LIKE TRAVEL, IS ALWAYS A SURPRISE” – Alison Lurie. I hope this will be the first of many posts about Japanese literature. Today I would like to recommend you 6 books by Japanese authors or about Japan, that I have enjoyed reading lately and that are a great approach to the culture and […]

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