Monday, January 4, 2021

Japanese Literature Challenge 14

Japanese Literature Challenge 14
hosted by Dolce Bellezza
January 1 to March 31, 2021

Before the Coffee Gets Cold
by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
translated by Geoffrey Trousselot
Fantasy, Time Travel, Japan, (audio) | Published: 2019 (first 2015) | Goodreads | my rating: 5
importance of the present

Breasts and Eggs
by Mieko Kawakami,
translated by Sam Bett, David Boyd
Literary, Feminism, Japan | Goodreads | my rating: 5
female body, children and meaning of life

The Memory Police
by Yoko Ogawa
translated by Stephen Snyder
Literature, Dystopia, Japan, (audio) | Published: 2019 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
long-term illness, death and dying

The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida
by Clarissa Goenawan
Literary, Japan, LGBTQ, Magical Realism | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
zines, popularity, truths, untruths

Sailor Moon
volume one
by Naoko Takeuchi
Graphic Novel, YA, Japan | Published: 2003 (first 1992) | Goodreads | my rating: 4
leadership, team work, flicker of romance

Imagination Designs
Images from: Lovelytocu