Author: Ruth Ozeki

Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Posted June 28, 2014 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

While walking along the shore of an island off Canada’s western coast, a writer’s-blocked author named Ruth finds a plastic bag. Thinking it’s garbage, she picks it up to throw it away, only to realize the bag contains a plastic Hello Kitty lunchbox. And inside that lunchbox is stack of letters handwritten in Japanese and a diary. Wondering whether the diary is one of the first pieces of debris to reach North America from Japan’s 2011 tsunami, Ruth begins reading. […]