White Flash/Black Rain: Women of Japan Relive the Bomb edited & translated by Lequita Vance-Watkins and Aratani Mariko – Book Review

“Because the possibility for nuclear warfare exists, there is always, no matter how minor the conflict, the fear and threat that any war could lead to another nuclear holocaust.” White Flash/Black Rain: Women of Japan Relive the Bomb is an #OwnVoices non-fiction Japanese poetry and prose collection with contributions from various Japanese women. The book…

Bout of Books Readathon Half-Way Progress!

Yo, ho, ho, ho and a gaggle o’ books! Okay, I’ll stop now… Good morning to all y’all bibliophiles and otaku neko! Today is officially the half-way mark for the Bout of Books Readathon that I have participating in this past week, so I thought it would be fun to share my progress so far…