Wednesday, April 7, 2021

TW Book Club 2021

TW Book Club
(Tokyo Weekender)
January to December 2021
details | Goodreads

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JANUARY:
The View From Breast Pocket Mountain
by Karen Hill Anton
Memoir, Travel, Japan | Published: 2020 | Goodreads


FEBRUARY:
The Forest of Wool and Steel
by Natsu Miyashita
translated by Philip Gabriel
Literary, Music, Japan | Published: 2019 | Goodreads


MARCH:
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
by Marie Mutsuki Mockett
Memoir, Travel, Buddhism, Japan | Published: 2016 | Goodreads



APRIL:
Water, Wood and Wild Things:
Learning Craft and Cultivation in a Japanese Mountain Town
by Hannah Kirshner
Travel, Memoir, Food, Recipes, Japan | Published: 2020 | Goodreads


MAY:
Lonely Castle in the Mirror
by Mizuki Tsujimura
translated by Philip Gabriel
Fantasy, YA, Japan | Published: 2021 (first 2017) | Goodreads


JUNE:
Stranger in the Shogun's City
A Japanese Woman and Her World
by Amy Stanley
Biography, Japan | Published: 2020 | Goodreads


JULY:
Things Remembered and Things Forgotten
by Kyōko Nakajima
translated by Ginny Takemori, Ian MacDonald
Short Stories, Japan | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

AUGUST:
Heaven
by Mieko Kawakami
translated by Sam Bett, David Boyd
Literary, Coming of Age, Japan | Published: 2021 (first 2009) | Goodreads | my rating: 5

SEPTEMBER:
So We Look to the Sky
by Misumi Kubo
translated by Polly Barton
Contemporary, Japan | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

OCTOBER:
Touring the Land of the Dead
(and Ninety-Nine Kisses)
by Maki Kashimada
translated by Hadyn Trowell
Short stories, Japan | Published: 2021 | Goodreads | my rating: 4

NOVEMBER:
Farewell, My Orange
by Kei Iwaki
translated by Meredith McKinney
Literary, Australia, Japan | Published: 2018 (first 2013) | Goodreads

DECEMBER:
An I-Novel
by Minae Mizumura
translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Literary, Japan | Published: 2021 (first 1995) | Goodreads


2 comments:

  1. You find the best bookclubs to join. That last book is really calling to me. :)

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  2. Curious about Stranger in the Shogun's City!

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