Book Review: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Translated by Philip Gabriel, Published by Berkeley 2017 A lot of Japanese authors and their novels have crossed my path lately, and The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa is one of them. It's inviting cover and petite size suggest a light easy read, but this tiny book is packed with humor, emotion and a … Continue reading Book Review: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Book Review: Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami

This book is a real mind bender. I took so many notes and at the end of my note book is this acronym: WTF!!!! So, yeah, that kind of sums it up. I can't wait to tell you about it! How did I Hear About Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World? This novel … Continue reading Book Review: Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami