The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year
The book centers around the Korean diaspora in Japan. They are considered second class citizens, but do not see themselves as victims
An easy read and well written story. The narrative is clean and sometime even lyrical. The characters are multi-dimensional, vivid and fully realized
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives examines the compound relationships of a polygamous family, the jealousies, infighting, self deception and conniving.
The central idea of video being spliced from public cameras, using one person as a central figure without their knowledge, an interesting concept
A fictional story tells the story of 3 generations of Estonian women (& the men in their lives).The book correspond to the historical events which take Estonia