Strong in the Rain by Lucy Birmingham & David McNeill

Strong in the Rain: Surviving Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster was not exactly what I was expecting.Before visiting Japan for the first time last year, I read Richard Lloyd Parry's Ghosts of the Tsunami. Parry, like his American counterparts, was (and still is) an (English) journalist based in Japan. His book focused on … Continue reading Strong in the Rain by Lucy Birmingham & David McNeill

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking | Susan Cain

It has taken me a while to finish Quiet. Not because I wasn't interested, but as is my way, I'm reading several books at once. The non-fiction titles tend to take a backseat. Especially at the moment with the classics taking up so much of my reading, thinking and blogging space. But on Friday night, I … Continue reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking | Susan Cain