Reviews and Blog Posts: Japanese American

Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world : a novel

by Haruki Murakami

DPL Rating:
3

This book has grown on me the longer it has been since I read it. Being a Murakami reader, to me it seems like he delved into his more fantastic side.

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

by Jamie Ford

DPL Rating:
5

Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a beautifully told story of one of America's most shameful times in history. It's told from the point of view of Henry, a young Chinese boy in Seattle at the onset of WWII who befriends a Japanese classmate named Keiko. As...

Yoko Ono : collector of skies

by Nell Beram

DPL Rating:
4

John Lennon once described Yoko Ono as "the world's most famous unknown artist”.  Art critic Arthur C. Danto observed, “Her fame made her almost impossible to see.”
Now authors Nell Beram and Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky tell the inspiring story of this often misunderstood artist, musician and filmmaker in their book, Yoko...

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