Bookish News

Change of Plans!

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Last week, we experimented with changing up our hours a bit, but as it turns out, our customers prefered our previous schedule of 10-5!  So that's what we will be reverting to for the foreseeable future—though keep in mind, the "foreseeable future" is not that large a measure these days.

This week, due to the increased risk from gatherings and travel, we are implementing some additional safety measures for our staff and customers on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

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Not Murakami

Haruki Murakami is the sun giant of Japanese literature: much lauded, popular, and, unfortunately, blinding Western audiences to other translated books.  However, his popularity and sellability has led to a surge of Japanese translations, giving both older reissued authors (Kawabata, Mishima) and current redhot writers (Hiroko Oyamada) an opportunity to ply their trade on western minds.