Top Ten Tuesday: Ten–Well, Seven–Books on My Syllabus

This is an old Top Ten Tuesday suggested by The Broke and the Bookish that I didn’t have a chance to finish, but I think these books are important and wanted to share them with you.  This reading list is for a difference, power, and discrimination class centered around ambilcultural or bicultural novels. Its goal follows Chimamanda Adichie’s … More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten–Well, Seven–Books on My Syllabus

Thanks a Lot Murakami-San

Haruki Murakami has an advice column, and you can find some great English translations here. The website itself is filled with charming pictures of Murakami himself attending to a host of upright animals. So many of the responses are avuncular and yet harsh and misleading. Death is met with nihilism and the desire for deep-fried oysters. Have a broken heart, Murakami wonders “Who cares?” … More Thanks a Lot Murakami-San