Oblomov - Ivan Goncharov

Oblomov – Ivan Goncharov

Oblomov was the first Russian classic I’ve read after a very long time. After all the raves about it, I thought I was going to read a great…

Spring Garden - Tomoka Shibasaki

Spring Garden – Tomoka Shibasaki

Spring Garden is an Akutagawa Award winner book and, unfortunately, a short one. Although it is not one of the best and most beautiful examples of Japanese literature, I…

Snow Country - Yasunari Kawabata

Snow Country – Yasunari Kawabata

Snow Country is the second Yasunari Kawabata book I’ve read after The Sound of the Mountain. This book by the Nobel Prize-winning author is referred to as the…