Tag: SE Asian

  • The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim – A book review

    Have you read The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim? Can you recommend some books set in a war background? Let us talk.

  • 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: Kitchen

    There is something with South East Asian Literature that I can’t put my finger to, they always leave me confused whether I like them or not. I picked Kitchen by Yoshimoto worrying if I will get it, especially seeing that it has several raving reviews on Goodreads. I didn’t want to read the blurb and […]

  • The Vegetarian: Book Review

    Have you read this book earlier? Does this book depict life in South Korea?