Before the Coffee gets Cold

If you could go back, who would you want to meet? That is the burning question and main theme of Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s bestselling novel Before the Coffee gets Cold. In an old basement cafe in Tokyo, one can magically go back in or forward to any point in time. However, several rules must be followed:…

The Box Man

This is the record of the box man. I am beginning this account in a box. A cardboard box that reaches just to my hips when I put it on over my head. That is to say, at this juncture the box man is me. A box man, in his box, is recording the chronicle…

August Book Loot

I seem to have a very short attention span lately; if I don’t like the book I’m reading, I wouldn’t think twice before putting it  down in favor of something else. I usually stick with a boring book until about halfway, or even till I eventually finish it, but lately, I don’t seem to have…