A Tale for the Time Being
In a small cafe in Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao Yasutani is navigating the challenges thrown up by modern life. In the face of cyberbullying, the mysteries of a 104-year-old Buddhist nun and great-grandmother, and the joy and heartbreak of family, Nao is trying to find her own place – and voice – through a diary.
07 January 2016
This is a beautiful and uplifting novel about love and compassion, set in present day North America and Japan. You will keep thinking about it long after you have finished reading it.