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Strange Weather in Tokyo
Strange Weather in Tokyo | Hiromi Kawakami
Tsukiko is in her late thirties and living alone when one night she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, Sensei, in a bar. After this initial encounter, the pair continue to meet occasionally to share food and drink sake and come to develop a hesitant intimacy which tilts awkwardly into love.
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whatrebeccasread
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"Strange Weather in Tokyo" is a wonderful piece of uncluttered Japanese literature. This is a quirky romance that I'd recommend and I'm looking forward to reading more of Hiromi Kawakami's work.

My full review is up on my blog now ?

Nute Thank you for reminding me of this author!🙂 4w
whatrebeccasread @Nute you're very welcome! Would you recommend anything else by her?? 4w
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erzascarletbookgasm
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#NameChallenge
Spell your name with book titles. Thanks for the tag @Eggs !
I‘m lazy to dig out the books from my double stacked shelves, so I use images from the website.
I love all these books, except the tagged book, still tbr.

Tagging @julesG @Lcsmcat @Tanisha_A if you‘ll like to play along.

Cathythoughts Oh that‘s brilliant 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
Sace Cool! 2mo
julesG 👏👏👏 2mo
Tanisha_A 👌 Thank you for the tag! 🙂 2mo
Eggs Wonderful!! 2mo
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Megabooks
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Sometimes the atmospheric, slow, beautiful cloud of a Japanese novel is exactly what I need. I loved every bit of this story of the evolving relationship between a high school teacher and his former student. (The student was in her 30s when they re-met, so no creep factor!)

Plus it made me so hungry! If you love food descriptions, you‘ll probably enjoy this, too. 4.5⭐️

Loved using my sushi magnetic bookmark!

Cinfhen Nice review/ cute bookmark 3mo
KathyWheeler I liked this book too — for pretty much the same reasons. 3mo
batsy Lovely review! I felt the same; the descriptions of food made me hungry and the story was just so beautiful and affirming. 3mo
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Megabooks @Cinfhen Thanks! 😘 3mo
Megabooks @KathyWheeler It was really good. 3mo
Megabooks @batsy Thank you! I almost cried at the end. Just such a wonderful relationship. 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ll put this further up my tbr pile! 👍 3mo
Megabooks @erzascarletbookgasm I really enjoyed it! I hope you do, too! 3mo
allureofbeauty I love that bookmark 3mo
Reggie I loved this book!! 3mo
Megabooks @allureofbeauty Thank you! FunUsualSuspects on Etsy. They have the cutest stuff! 3mo
Megabooks @Reggie me too! 3mo
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ju.ca.no
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#covercrush #7days7covers #day3

@MayJasper @maralinchen do you want to join in? Just post a cover you like for a week - no explanation needed😊

MayJasper Thanks @ju.ca.no I will. Sounds like fun and covers are my weakness 😊 3mo
Tanisha_A Ooh, this is on my TBR. Have you read it? 3mo
sudi Love this one 😍 3mo
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Katerina Oooh...the cover is magic! The book sounds great as well. TBR! 3mo
Cinfhen Amazing choice 🤩🤩🤩🤩 3mo
ju.ca.no @MayJasper perfect! i‘m looking foward to seeing your choices😍 3mo
ju.ca.no @Tanisha_A I have, and I loved it! Very typical japanese, nothing much happening but still really intriguing and absolutely beautiful! It‘s one of my favourites!! 3mo
Cathythoughts Love this cover 3mo
batsy @Tanisha_A @ju.ca.no It's one of my favourites, too. A lovely book. 3mo
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Maria514626
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August was a great reading month! The tagged was my favorite. Stats:
—5 audiobooks, 3 book books
—2 purchased; the rest from the library
—1 was on my TBR list (a book club book)

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Well-ReadNeck
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A lovely, quirky little novel.

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Maria514626
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Three words: quiet, captivating, beautiful.
My first Kawakami book. It won‘t be the last. ❤️

Reggie I lovvvvvved this book! 4mo
Maria514626 @Reggie It‘s hard to describe. ”Read this book!” ”What is it about?” ”Ummm... Two people in Japan who didn't know they were lonely. And they start a quiet friendship in a bar.” That doesn't come close to describing. 😂 (edited) 4mo
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Maria514626
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This is a strange, quiet and intriguing book. It sucked me right in. The chapters are short so it‘s even tougher to put down. “Just one more ...”

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Lexica10
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A wall made of air.

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RachelO
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A young woman (of almost 40) finds herself drinking with her high-school Japanese teacher. And so begins... something. A friendship? A relationship? More?

It‘s all the little details -railway teapots, changing lightbulbs, cherry blossom and mushrooms, plus the conversations and non-conversations, that make this such a charming book. Loved it!

This was my #blinddate book from this year‘s #litsyreadingretreat - thanks @jhod !

jhod Hurrah! 6mo
Reggie This is my favorite book I‘ve read this year!!! 6mo
RachelO @Reggie It is lovely! I‘ve just posted my favourite of the year so far 😊 6mo
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RachelO
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Not sure about #BigInJapan , but quirky-sad Japanese novellas are definitely big in Devon this year! I loved both of these. Also, a teensy bit obsessed by their cover designs 💕💕💕.

#wanderingjune

Cinfhen I agree!!! Those covers are fabulous and I‘ve seen both these titles on numerous lists!! I‘m intrigued by both 🥰 7mo
erzascarletbookgasm Love these covers! 7mo
TrishB Love those ❤️ 7mo
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BarbaraBB I loved the left one but haven‘t read the right one. I should, I think? 7mo
batsy That Kawakami book ❤️ 6mo
LeahBergen I love the covers, too! 😮 6mo
Reggie Strange Weather in Tokyo was the first book I read this year and still my favorite. 6mo
RachelO @BarbaraBB It‘s unusual but I really enjoyed it - I‘d definitely recommend! 6mo
RachelO @Reggie Wasn‘t it lovely? I read it in a day, which is v unusual for me. Think I need to reread it more slowly! 6mo
BarbaraBB That sounds good! 6mo
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Annashep
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Just started this ... quirky just like The Nakano thrift shop .... love the style 😊📚

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Stefaniemm
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It is finally spring break! So I have been spending my time reading all the books I can get my hands on 🙂 in this case ebooks

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suvata
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#MMD Book Club February 2019 Flight Pick 1

A very touching and somewhat humorous story about a young woman and her old teacher. This was very short and enjoyable read.

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jenniferajanes
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It‘s been raining all day, perfect weather for finishing this slow-paced unfolding of the relationship between a middle-aged woman and her former teacher. It‘s somewhat sad but not hopeless. The companionship they shared and their ability to communicate in the silence was lovely. ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

This was the February Flight Pick 1 for #mmdbookclub and a “book in translation” for #mmdchallenge.

#MMD

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suvata
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#MMD Book Club February 2019 Flight Pick 1

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jenniferajanes
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This was so difficult! I ended up choosing authors whose books I return to again and again.

1. Dee Henderson
2. Ted Dekker
3. JK Rowling
4. Agatha Christie
5. Fannie Flagg

britt_brooke Great picks! 10mo
jenniferajanes @britt_brooke Thanks! That was fun. Really made me think. Thanks for starting the “game”! 10mo
britt_brooke @jenniferajanes 💚 I first saw it on The Fussy Librarian‘s Facebook page and thought it would be fun to see Littens‘ responses. 😁 10mo
jenniferajanes @britt_brooke Great idea! 10mo
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jenniferajanes
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Next up - Strange Weather in Tokyo and 84, Charing Cross Road, the February flight picks for the #mmdbookclub! I‘m reading Tokyo and listening to Charing Cross Road. Excited to see how these pair with each other and Meet Me at the Museum!

Tokyo will be my “book in translation” for the #mmdchallenge.

Ggggg I personally loved SWIT, I hope you have fun reading it :) 10mo
jenniferajanes @GeekShique Thanks! I‘m looking forward to it! 10mo
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KathyWheeler
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The book reminded me a lot of Convenience Store Woman in that it addresses loneliness and difference. Strange Weather, however, though sad and bittersweet, is less bleak. Not much happens; it‘s just the story of Tsukiko, a 30 something year old woman, who meets one of her old teachers in a bar one night and develops a relationship with him. I was never bored though, even though the plot was so slight.

Reggie Awww I loved this book. And totally agree with your review. 11mo
KathyWheeler @Reggie It really is a good book. 11mo
batsy A wonderful book. 11mo
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Reggie
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This book was the most quiet and gentle rainstorm of a short book I‘ve ever read. Lonely Tsukiko, 37yo, runs into an old high school teacher she calls Sensei at a bar. They become more. While there really is no plot, Kawakami manages to make a book out of life‘s in between moments with food, animals, setting, nature. Credit to the translator, Powell, because the whole time I was reading this, I was thinking the word, beautiful, and she never 👇🏼

Reggie once uses it. It just is. A great first read of the year. 11mo
BarbaraBB Great review! I loved this one as well! 11mo
squirrelbrain Sounds gorgeous and I love your descriptive review ❤️ 11mo
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Booksnchill Lively cover, intriguing book 11mo
LauraBeth Great review - sounds good! 11mo
Mdargusch Sounds lovely! 11mo
TrishB Lovely review 👍🏻 11mo
emilyhaldi Sounds right up my alley ❤️ 11mo
batsy Lovely review of a book I love so much! The way their relationship grows, my heart ❤️❤️ 11mo
ephemeralwaltz Great review! I also enjoyed this very much ❤️ 11mo
Kalalalatja Great review! 11mo
Reggie @BarbaraBB @batsy @ephemeralwaltz I was surprised how funny some of it was. Like the little boy and his mother at the market or when they‘re on the island and she can‘t be heard because the flock of seagulls are too loud. Or the Sensei‘s quirkiness- Don‘t call it a cell, say mobile phone. The whole book was a very nice surprise. 11mo
Reggie @squirrelbrain @Booksnchill @LauraBeth @Mdargusch @TrishB @emilyhaldi @Kalalalatja Thanks!! Please give it a try. There‘s a chapter in here where the whole time Tsukiko is talking to a bartender a cricket is chirping and I found myself wishing for it to shut up so I could read clearly. Lol This book is magic. 11mo
Bookzombie @bookwrm526 Here is another book in translation🙂 11mo
readordierachel You are always blowing up my tbr! Lovely review. 11mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful writing 11mo
Suet624 How lovely. Definitely stacking. 11mo
Reggie @Suet624 yeah, this one was special. 11mo
Linear The cover is trippy lol omg I just butted out laughing because I realize it kinda can look like she tripped lol but that's not what I meant. 🤪 11mo
Centique You write gorgeous reviews @Reggie 😍 Already stacked this or I would have stacked it again! 11mo
Reggie @Centique thank you, but I must admit your review of In the Name of Salome was so good it made me feel illiterate. Lol, Paula, your critical thinking is off the charts. I‘m still shook from reading that review. 11mo
Centique @Reggie oh my lord you give me more credit than I‘m due! I‘m just grasping words out of the air on that one. I must come across more literate in text than I do face to face! 😂😂 I feel like I don‘t think critically enough about books usually, too busy enjoying myself reading them! But thank you! 💕 I‘ve never achieved “shook” before - I‘m grinning hugely 😄 11mo
rohit-sawant Such a wonderful review! Stacking! 11mo
Reggie @rohit-sawant Thanks, man!!! 11mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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A sweet, subtle love story! Exactly what I needed this week. But this is also a story about finding love in yourself, in nature, and in food, narrated from the eyes of Tsukikko, a 38 year-old woman who finds herself connecting with her old Sensei 💜💜💜

(Pic of the Catalan edition 😍😍😍)
Rating: 3.5 🌟

batsy I adore this book 💕 13mo
BooknerdsLife Great review! Love this book too 💕 13mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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Second-hand haul... I just wanted to buy one or two #oops

Just started the tagged book 🤗 I'm looking forward to a short, seemingly simple story for the weekend.

AmyG Nice haul. 13mo
ephemeralwaltz @AmyG right? I couldn't pass them up. 13mo
Kalalalatja Great stack 👌 13mo
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BarbaraBB I liked the book, hope you will too 💕 13mo
ephemeralwaltz @BarbaraBB that's great to hear! I'll share my thoughts soon. I hope so too 😍 13mo
ju.ca.no Great haul! Enjoy the book! It is such a lovely story😊 13mo
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Well-ReadNeck
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So ... I went a little nuts 🥜 at the library this afternoon!!! 🤗🤩🥳

There are a lot of #BlameItOnLitsy picks here 😉
#LibraryHaul

emtobiasz This one is really fun! 13mo
sarahjane1077 Strange as This Weather Has Been is lovely. Pancake‘s short story collection, Given Ground, is a revelation. 13mo
BooknerdsLife Awesome book haul 🤗 13mo
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Reading the book in Tokyo

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BiblioNyan
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This was very good! Simple, evocative, quiet. A story of how lonely people can be, as humans bustling through life, & how afraid we inevitably are of being forgotten. It explores this via the soft building of a bond between two unlikely individuals that is based entirely on emotion & the representation of removing said loneliness, albeit if only for a fleeting moment. It‘s beautiful and heart-warming. 4.5/5.

#japaneselit #diversebooks

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BiblioNyan
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Forgot this is due back tomorrow at the library & there‘s a hold so I can‘t renew. 😱

#OwnVoices Japanese Lit. about Tsukiko, 38-y/o office worker who lives alone. One night she runs into her former HS teacher, whom she‘s only called “sensei.” He‘s 30 years older than her, retired, & a widower. As they spend time together, they develop a small acknowledgment of each other that gradually turns into a uncertain intimacy, & finally emotional love.

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Libby1
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All the stars.

Every single one of them.

I finished this hauntingly charming book a week ago and it has remained close to the surface of my thoughts.

It is tender and simple and true.

The photo is from the cover of the Spanish edition.

Cathythoughts Lovely review 💫 2y
RachelO 😊If I hadn't already stacked it, I'd definitely be stacking it now! 2y
batsy @RachelO I agree with @Libby1 it is an unforgettable read 💙 2y
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RachelO @batsy ☺️ It's moving incredibly quickly up the tbr! 2y
Libby1 Thanks, @Cathythoughts 💕 2y
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Libby1
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This book is so beautiful so far.

I can‘t stop staring at this cover.

RachelO I think we might have a theme going on here! 2y
Libby1 @RachelO - and I just now made a comment on your page! 2y
RachelO @Libby1 🤣 It's obviously a night for strange little Japanese novels. I'm totally loving my book and your book cover! 2y
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ReadingEnvy I used to follow the woman in the picture's Tumblr where she always looks like she is floating. 2y
Libby1 That is wonderful, @ReadingEnvy . I am intrigued. 2y
Gezemice That is an amazing picture! 2y
batsy I loved this one a lot. 2y
RaimeyGallant I was admiring this cover earlier when I first scrolled by it. Had to scroll back. :) 2y
Libby1 That page of Today‘s Levitation is WONDERFUL, @ReadingEnvy 💕. 2y
Libby1 @Gezemice - there are more photos on the website listed by @ReadingEnvy above. 2y
Libby1 @batsy - so did I. I‘m still thinking about it a bit before I share a review. 2y
Libby1 @RaimeyGallant - wonderful cover and an even better book. I loved it! 2y
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Libby1
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“I feel pity for these batteries that worked so hard for my benefit, and I can‘t throw them away. It seems a shame to get rid of them the moment they die, after these batteries have given me light and sound and run my gadgets.”

I‘m grateful I don‘t have this particular affliction. When I was a child my sensitivity caused me to cry and apologise to fruit before I ate them. 🍏🍎🍌🍉🍑

Cathythoughts ❤️❤️❤️ such a big heart you have x 2y
rubyslippersreads This sounds kind of like Marie Kondo's advice to thank things before you give them away. 2y
Libby1 @Cathythoughts - your comment was so kind and encouraged me. ❤️ 2y
Libby1 @rubyslippersreads - 😃 sounds like a good idea. 2y
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MichaelKwan
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I think this is a book and story I had been looking for for a while. Kawakami writes a quiet story about the growing relationship between a middle-aged office worker and a much older man. It's well written, humorous, and touching.

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ju.ca.no
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batsy I loved this too ❤️ 2y
ephemeralwaltz Currently reading! 13mo
ju.ca.no @ephemeralwaltz oh I hope you love it as much as I did!😍 13mo
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BooknerdsLife
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Been away on holiday for a month, and so happy to be back! This is my first #HiromiKawakami book (but not first Japanese author) A quirky & lovely story about middle age single woman & her high school teacher. Love the subtleness about love & loneliness. And it made me craving for Japanese food

#readinglife #bookworm #lovebooks #lovereading #Japanesenovel #japanesewriter

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FiggyPudding
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I really enjoyed this. It was pleasantly open and airy with a wistful longing that never depressed me. I wish I could have sat in Santoro‘s bar with them sipping sake and nibbling on edamame.

RaimeyGallant Nice review. :) And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. 2y
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Taylor
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I‘m dazzled by this languorous, rich novel, suffused with both melancholy and moments of joy. An ode to the duality of loneliness and love in modern times.

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ju.ca.no
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I loved this book very much, it‘s a sweet lovestory and I think it holds my #favliterarycouple
#heartsandhardcovers @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Libby1 Lovely! I have this one but I haven‘t read it yet. 2y
ju.ca.no @Libby1 it‘s one of my favourite books! Enjoy once you find time for reading it🤗 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This looks so cute!!! 2y
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ju.ca.no @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have to admit that I mainly bought it due to the cover 😂 (or wished for it, this actually was a sweet birthdaypresent from @maralinchen a few years ago💜) 2y
Taylor I noticed it because of the cover too 2y
Libby1 I‘m reading it now, @ju.ca.no - and I love it so far. 🌸 2y
ju.ca.no @Libby1 enjoy!😍 2y
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ardismargrethe
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Quirky and weird book about friendship and life

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whimsy
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Well more than so-so, but not an actual pick which is what I feel about the Japanese novels I'm reading lately (except The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa which is defo a pick for me). This one is not too different from Ogawa, it's about a middle-aged woman and her high school professor. A May-December friendship. This one is very subtle and tender, the kind with a slow quiet burn even in its most passionate prose. The kind that fleets

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ju.ca.no
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This is the first book that came to my mind for Day 4 of #fallintobooks #occupationintitle -even though the english version doesn't have an occupation in its title, the original is called "sensei no kaban"- the teacher's bag ? it's also one of my favourite books! @RealLifeReading

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Awesome cover! 2y
DiruVamp I really enjoyed this book too! 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Some books off the shelf. Books by authors from South Asia, East Asia and South East Asia.
#diversity #anditsaugust

LeahBergen I loved Such a Long Journey. 2y
batsy Special place in my heart for Strange Weather in Tokyo. 2y
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BarbaraBB
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I am a sucker for Japanese books and this really is a good one. A woman meets her former teacher in a bar and they start talking and drinking.

ClairesReads Sounds great! 2y
BarbaraBB It really is, I can absolutely recommend it. 2y
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librarynthine
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#currentread I've always been interested in reading more Japanese literature, and this one came as a nice surprise 💕

bookishrose The cover is beautiful I have to look into it. 2y
librarynthine @bookishrose Yes, it's quite lovely, isn't it? 😍 It's by Yowayowa Camera Woman! http://yowayowacamera.com 2y
bookishrose Thanks for the link! So many great shots. 2y
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚👍😀Hope you enjoy it here! Great pic & cover. 👍 2y
librarynthine @DebinHawaii Thank you so much!! 😄✨⭐️ 2y
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DiruVamp
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A thirty-seven year old woman meets her former teacher in a bar and so starts a strange and intimate relationship. Odd and endearing.

shawnmooney Oh – I really want to read this! I have the "Nakano" sequel sitting here but I think I'd like to start with the Tokyo one first. 3y
DiruVamp @shawnmooney it was a great little read! 3y
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For some weird reason, the print in this book looks slightly grainy (though you can't see it from the picture I took).

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Just realized that these two are the same book...

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erzascarletbookgasm
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#booktober Part 2: These are some of my favourite books I own categorised as #diversereads . I grew up reading lots of books mainly by 'white' authors set in western countries (I'm in Asia Pacific). Later in years, I began reading 'non-white' authors and more stories set in different countries. And it's been enriching. I might just start 'reading' all the countries around the world. Perhaps for my 2017 reading challenge? @RealLifeReading

Foxyfictionista I like the idea of reading books from all of the countries. I've thought about doing that myself. It will definitely be a challenge! The Thing Around Your Neck was brilliant. (Adichie is one of my favourite authors.) I think someone is making a film of one the the stories from it. 3y
RealLifeReading I love that cover of Beauty is a Wound! I read a library copy and really want to get my own! How is Strange Weather? I've seen it at bookstores and love the cover 3y
erzascarletbookgasm @RealLifeReading Strange Weather felt very dreamlike and..well, strange. Not Murakami type of strange. Love, loneliness and loss are weaved beautifully into the story. 3y
erzascarletbookgasm @RealLifeReading if you like the cover, do check out the amazing images by this person http://yowayowacamera.com/banana/ 3y
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