han kang: the vegetarian

Between work and research, I don’t have as much time to delve into all of the books that I would like to read when I first hear about them. The Vegetarian by Han Kang is another one of those books that I have seen floating around Instagram for the past year or so. Many of the […]

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roxane gay: hunger

I had the privilege of seeing Roxane Gay read from her latest book and (wittily) do a little Q & A with the audience. This is the first time I had ever heard her speak or gone to any of her events; although I had seen her work floating around the internet – especially Bad […]

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why i study: japanese literature

The last few posts on here have been focusing more on the things I am reading and although I do inject my thoughts into those posts, I thought that it may be fun to deviate from the usual strictly books-only posts and discuss something a little more personal: why I study Japanese Literature and how […]

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