Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami: Book Review

An idiosyncratic and uninhibited narrative, Breasts and Eggs, is a book you haven’t had read before. It tells no story, but rather it’s a book of experiences, voices, an introspective on women's bodies- how it feels to own it, accepting and taking control of it with conviction. An exploration of affairs of single women, working-class … Continue reading Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami: Book Review

Spark by Naoki Matayoshi: Book Review

Spark is a short book about two comedians- Tokunaga and Kamiya and their life in comedy. It focuses on the manzai comedy of the Japanese culture- a kind of stand-up comedy involving two performers playing jokes in their mutual conversations. Tokunaga is an aspiring manzai comedian who wishes to make it big in his career, … Continue reading Spark by Naoki Matayoshi: Book Review