The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa

The Housekeeper and the Professor is my second go at Yoko Ogawa, having been first introduced to her work through her unforgettable The Diving Pool: Three Novellas.  By comparison, The Housekeeper and the Professor is a far cry from the quiet uneasiness and foreboding that helped cement The Diving Pool’s place on my mind’s list […]... Read More
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Reader For Hire by Raymond Jean, and The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yoko Ogawa

I had a chance to accompany my husband on a two-day stint in Dover.  While he spent nearly 14 hours being seasick on a boat for an assignment (I feel you, babe.  Honestly, I do.) I spent Monday morning chilling in our hotel room and reading the library books I brought with me. First off, […]... Read More