"This is a beautifully written novel (originally serialized) about a middle-aged Japanese woman who's trying to find herself after the death of her domineering mother and her discovery of her husband's latest affair. The book explores old age and d..."
"Mitsuki Katsura, a Japanese woman in her mid-fifties, is a French language instructor at a private university in Tokyo. Her husband, whom she met in Paris, where he ardently wooed her, is a professor at a different private university. He is...
"I gave White's biography of Grant 5 stars. That was before I read Ron Chernow's epic work (959 pages not including notes and acknowledgments). If you read only one book about Grant, read Chernow's. Never, ever boring, the book is rich in painting ..."