All posts tagged: Ruth Ozeki

What a book can do for you

art, etc. / books

Not so often do I find a book I really love. Almost never do I find a book that turns me into a better person, somehow. This is the author of one of them, Ruth Ozeki — The book is A Tale for the Time Being, and was shortlisted for last year’s Man Booker Prize. Related articles Ruth Ozeki: The Granta Podcast, Ep. 87 A tale for the time being, by Ruth Ozeki A Tale […]

Last day of August. Just past Obon.

Ephemera

August 31, 2013 || 3:38 PM I have been reading about the Obon ceremony in mid-summer in Japan. It is a three-day festival to celebrate the dead. Their graves are cleaned and decorated by their descendants, and families gather together for parties and festivals. Their is a special sort of folk dance, to entertain the dead, I think. The thought of my mother flashed through my mind. I saw her in my imagination, standing there […]