Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata

What a gem! A one in a million book, written in a unique voice. A book that manages to be extremely funny and heartbreaking at the same time. I got it from Bookshop.org so it also made me feel good to be supporting small bookshops. I heard about it a few years ago when it …

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A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki – Quotes

The reason I decided to write about her in À la recherche du temps perdu is because she is the only person I know who really understands time. Old Jiko is supercareful with her time. She does everything really really slowly, even when she’s just sitting on the veranda, looking out at the dragonflies spinning …

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