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Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami – Book Review

Ms Ice Sandwich is an #OwnVoices Japanese novella that is part of the Pushkin Press Japanese Novellas line, which consists of novellas written by authors who have won the Akutagawa Literary Prize—which is one of Japan’s most sough-after prizes— at some point during their careers. The novella revolves around a young adolescent boy who is…… Continue reading Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami – Book Review

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My Top 10 #OwnVoices Japanese Books To Read!

Japanese literature is my favourite genre of books to read. My passion for #OwnVoices Japanese books cannot be put into words. It is a powerful and all-encompassing love that ignites my soul and keeps the bibliophile in me alive. When I picked up Battle Royale by Kōshun Takami for the very first time, it completely…… Continue reading My Top 10 #OwnVoices Japanese Books To Read!

Current & Weekend Reads

Current Reads: Filipino Ghost Stories & Existentialist Robots

Good morning, everyone! I hope you all had a good weekend, whether you were working, studying, spending time with friends and family, or just taking care of you. 😊 Luckily my weekend was not too terrible at all! Sir Betrothed and I celebrated with a couple of friends on them getting a new flat by…… Continue reading Current Reads: Filipino Ghost Stories & Existentialist Robots

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When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen – Book Review

I have really been enjoying poetry lately. Chalk it up to the fact that I am currently writing my own poetry book, or that I have had many experiences last year and the best way for me to process it is via poetry—reading and writing alike. Whatever the reason, I am very grateful for my…… Continue reading When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen – Book Review