All tagged Japan

The Memory Police

The tension builds slowly — as more and more things disappear from the island — and there’s nothing anyone can do to stop the inevitable disappearance of everything.

The Buddha in the Attic

You may remember Otsuka from her debut novel, When the Emperor Was Divine, about the life of a Japanese-American family during World War II. This follow up is not as critically praised as the first, but captures a wider swath of experience.