Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata | A Satire on Female Conventions

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Title: Convenience Store Woman

Author: Sayaka Murata

Translator: Ginny Tapley Takemori 

Publication Date: July 5, 2018

Synopsis

She found sanctuary in a supermarket. Now she’s about to lose it. Continue reading “Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata | A Satire on Female Conventions”

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo Book Review | A Feminist Reportage

 

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Title: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Author: Cho Nam-Joo

Translator: Jamie Chang

Publication Date: April 14, 2020

Synopsis

Kim Ji-young is the most common name for Korean women born in the 1980s.
Kim Ji-young is representative of her generation:
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagahira Book Review | Why You Should or Should Not Read This

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Title: A Little Life

Author: Hanya Yanagahira

Publication Date: March 10, 2015

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Dune by Frank Herbert Book Review | A Self-Help Book Disguised as Science Fiction

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Title: Dune

Author: Frank Herbert

Publication Date: August 1, 1965

Synopsis

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world Continue reading “Dune by Frank Herbert Book Review | A Self-Help Book Disguised as Science Fiction”

The Vegetarian by Han Kang Book Review | A Literary Oxymoron

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Title: The Vegetarian

Author: Han Kang

Publication Date: February 2, 2016

Synopsis

Before the nightmare, Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life. But when splintering, blood-soaked images start haunting her thoughts, Continue reading “The Vegetarian by Han Kang Book Review | A Literary Oxymoron”

Tensorate Series by J.Y. Yang Book Review | An Intricate Fantasy Tale With Compelling Commentaries Condensed Into A Digestible Format

JY Yang's Tensorate series is a sweeping, experimental blend of ...

Title: Tensorate

Author: J.Y. Yang

Publication Date: 2017 – 2019

Synopsis

The Black Tides of Heaven is one of a pair of standalone introductions to JY Yang’s Tensorate Series. For more of the story you can read its twin novella The Red Threads of Fortune Continue reading “Tensorate Series by J.Y. Yang Book Review | An Intricate Fantasy Tale With Compelling Commentaries Condensed Into A Digestible Format”

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Book Review | A Melting Pot of Chinese Culture & Mythology

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Title: The Ghost Bride

Author: Yangsze Choo

Publication Date: August 6, 2013

Synopsis

“One evening, my father asked me if I would like to become a ghost bride…” Continue reading “The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Book Review | A Melting Pot of Chinese Culture & Mythology”