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Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata | Thoughts

    Published on : 2018 (translation)   ||    Format : print   ||    Location : Japan One line review : Keiko would rather behave exactly as others expect her to so she doesn't disappoint "society", and so she works at the same convenience store without changing anything about her life, but very soon the same society expects her to "upgrade" (change career and find a husband), except there is no manual on how to do these.  ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆   When something was strange, everyone thought they had the right to come stomping in all over your life to figure out why. I found that arrogant and infuriating, not to mention a pain in the neck. Sometimes I even wanted to hit them with a shovel to shut them up, like I did that time in elementary school. But I recalled how upset my sister had been when I’d casually mentioned this to her before and kept my mouth shut. Thoughts : When I started reading Convenience Store Woman , I had no idea what to expect. The synopsis does not give a

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Misha said…
Heading over there now!
hcmurdoch said…
Great interview! I've never seen that site before
alpine path said…
Congrats Athira! Great work! :)
Marce said…
Great interview Aths. I said I wanted to try Help and Moloka'i because of your reviews. I prefer plot driven over characters. Nice to get to know about your reading choices a little more.
Athira / Aths said…
Thanks! I love knowing more about others' reading tastes too. Makes it so much easier recommending books!
Congratulations.. nice interview :)