Memoir workshop coming to Oak Park Public Library Thursday
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Inspired by the “Palm-of-the-Hand” stories of Japanese writer Yasunari Kawabata, Czarnecki's method, which takes the same name, helps memoirists focus their energies on completing shorter narratives that can be combined to become one longer story.
Writing That Moved the Writers
The New Indian Express
Quintessential Munro, the stories in this collection are richly layered and luminous with her particular ability to bring forth all that lies deeply buried in the human heart. This is true of all her writing, but in this book – as the name suggests ...
A Wild Nobel Chase: Murakami Haruki and the Elusive Literature Prize
In the end, though, it was decided it would not be right to give Mishima preference over other Japanese writers who had been nominated before. Ultimately Mishima never won the prize, and Kawabata Yasunari instead became Japan's first literature winner ...
Murakami's latest thrills, despite lackluster ending
The Spokesman Review
There is no one quite like Japan's most famous “butter-stinker” in the current literary climate – a writer with more akin to Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Chandler than Kenzaburo Oe and Yasunari Kawabata. If you're a fan of Murakami, his latest novel will ...