Japanese novel, Convenience store woman, Sayaka Murata

Sayaka Murata “Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata “Convenience Store Woman” Fiction – Hardcover; Grove Press, 2018; 163 pages. Translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori A Heartwarming, quirky, look inside a hidden world….      This novel is quiet. What I mean is, it … Read More

Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope “Brother and Sister”

Joanna Trollope “Brother and Sister” Fiction – Paperback; McArthur and Company, 2000; 381 pages. Fiction – Audiobook;  Moving, enlightening, filled with compassion…      With trademark skill,  Joanna Trollope draws real-to-life characters and explores the bonds heightened by shared family … Read More