Tag: Asian

  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold – A book review

    Have you read Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi? What are your favorite Japanese literature that you read recently?

  • Joy luck club, The – A book review

    I reading about China in The Joy luck club last year without knowing that I would be spending a month in Macau (a country that is still a part of Chinese government) soon after I finished it! Has this ever happened to you? So how did it fare on my chart? Let us find out. […]

  • Convenience Store Woman – A book review

    I recently read The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa and loved it, and I picked Convenience Store Woman on a whim hoping it will continue that streak. Let us get on with the review to know if it did, shall we? About the book Book Name: Convenience Store Woman Author: Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator) […]

  • Travelling Cat Chronicles, The – A book review

    Cats scare me terribly! I have nightmares about them. I might have even walked around an entire block to avoid getting anywhere near them (more than once). Naturally, I was skeptical about picking The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, thanks to a friend’s persistent recommendation. Read on to find how that turned out for […]

  • Book review: Ghachar Ghochar

    Do you know how we all hear great things about some books and when we get our hands on them, they completely disappoint us and make us question our tastes? Well, that did not happen with Ghachar Ghochar. I heard so many good things about this one and then (surprisingly?) I found it was all […]

  • One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan: A Book review

    Have you read One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan? What was the last translated work you read? Do you read Asian books? Let us talk.