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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More