WHAT I BOUGHT TODAY ...
AS ALWAYS, Kinokuniya never disappoints with their fine selection of books: both their fiction and nonfiction range were impressive. These are some of the books I would be proud to add to my library.
This Blinding Absence of Light (2001; 2002) / Tahar Ben Jelloun (trans. from the French by Linda Coverdale)
To the Wedding (1995) / John Berger
Three Day Road (2005) / Joseph Boyden
The Closed Circle (2005) / Jonathan Coe
The Observations (2006) / Jane Harris
Black Swan Green (2006) / David Mitchell
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005) / Lisa See
The Binding Chair: or, A Visit from the Foot Emancipation Society (2000) / Kathryn Harrison
The Hall of a Thousand Columns: Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn Battutah (2005) / Tim Mackintosh-Smith (with illustrations by Martin Yeoman)
A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller (2006) / Frances Mayes