Tag: yoko ogawa

23. ‘Hotel Iris’ by Yoko Ogawa

Sometimes you just want to slip back into the familiar embrace of a writer you already know and love. Sometimes that embrace is dark, uncomfortable and a little scary. Still, it’s exactly how you remembered it. Yoko Ogawa …

44. ‘The Diving Pool’ by Yoko Ogawa

Last year I read Revenge by Yoko Ogawa for the first time and I absolutely adored it. In fact, I named it my Best Book of the Year, and it might be my favourite book of all time. It’s certainly …

24. ‘Revenge’ by Yoko Ogawa

One of my favourite words was made up by a blogger. According to The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, sonder means: “The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their …