Book review: 『あのころ』by Momoko Sakura

This is a collection of autobiographical episodes about the author’s childhood. Heart-warming, relatable and funny. Highly recommended!

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Book review: 『駐在日記』 by Yukiya Shoji

Introduction Title: 『駐在日記』 (ちゅうざいにっき)Author: Yukiya SHOJI (小路 幸也)Published by 中公文庫253 pages Yukiya Shoji is a prolific author of fiction who wrote several mystery novels including the series “Tokyo Bandwagon” (東京バンドワゴン). 『駐在日記』 was first published in 2017 and got its first pocket edition this year (2020). There is a second volume entitled 『あの日にかえりたい』(published in 2019), which…

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Book review: 『運転者』by Yasushi Kitagawa

Introduction Title: 『運転者』 (うんてんしゃ)Author: Yasushi KITAGAWA (喜多川 泰)Published by Discover (ディスカヴァー)239 pages Yasushi Kitagawa is a popular writer of fiction. His works are translated in several Asian countries and all his books have amazing reviews on Amazon. He also has a beautiful website that includes a blog updated every day and even an online shop…

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Book review: 『まる子だった』by Momoko Sakura

『まる子だった』is a collection of 17 autobiographical short stories about Momoko Sakura’s childhood. The stories are very nice, sometimes funny, and not difficult to read. Highly recommended!

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Book review: 『老後の資金がありません』by Miu Kakiya

『老後の資金がありません』is a humorous and engrossing novel about managing household finances when everything seems to get in the way.

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