Ok another book review about Japan. This one is written by the Australian author, Peter Carey. To be honest, I don’t think I’ve read any of his books previously. But this one I like because it’s short and he recounts his experience visiting Japan with his son Charley. This trip was for them to see…
Book Review – Be More Japan
I’m doing my research on Japan as I am planning to go there soon. Ha! Who knows when though! This book has been quite handy in learning more about the country and Japanese culture. Actually, I studied Japanese when I was in college and uni. And despite the intense study of the Japanese language (in…
Book Review – Before the coffee gets cold
This book was recently given to me as a Christmas gift. I have been reading it during my holiday in Canberra. I totally enjoyed it. I cried and laughed. It’s quite a heart-warming story about friendship and love between friends, lovers, husband and wife, sisters, and mother and daughter. Highly recommended! This book was originally…
Book Review – Halo – Cryptum
I borrowed this book by Greg Bear 3 months ago and it’s taken me only this time to finish it. I actually didn’t know about Halo. I just liked the cover when it arrived in my library as a new item. So I borrowed it. As I started reading it, I found more about Halo….
Book Review – Sapiens, Vols 1 and 2
I came across the first volume while working (that’s what happens when you work in a public library). My first thought when I checked it out was that my son would love to read this book. I’ve read Harari’s Sapiens non-fiction book five years ago. This has similar content but in a graphic novel format….