Foreword Reviews

Meg Nola, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Tokyo Junkie

by Meg Nola

Robert Whiting’s memoir "Tokyo Junkie" details his long-standing relationship with Japan’s populous, quirky capital. Whiting first arrived in Japan as a US Air Force soldier; he watched Tokyo emerge from its post-war malaise to... Read More

Book Review

Tibet

by Meg Nola

P. Christiaan Klieger’s "Tibet" is a complex, storied survey of the mountainous homeland of the Dalai Lama. Once a powerful empire, Tibet has struggled for centuries to maintain its identity and independence, pushing back against... Read More

Book Review

Waterfall

by Meg Nola

In Mary Casanova’s evocative novel "Waterfall", a young artist readjusts to life after a harrowing stay at a mental institution. Set in 1922, amid the lush Minnesota wilderness, the novel creates an idyllic, unique sense of place.... Read More

Book Review

An I-Novel

by Meg Nola

First published in 1995, Minae Mizumura’s "An I-Novel" was Japan’s “first bilingual novel;” this translation maintains its original tone and cross-cultural resonance. In the mid-1980s, the narrator, Minae, sips whiskey while... Read More

Book Review

High-Vibe Feng Shui

by Meg Nola

Ashley Cantley’s "High-Vibe Feng Shui" reworks the traditional Chinese philosophy of design and natural harmony, making it more accessible and less intimidating. Cantley is a certified Feng Shui professional with experience as a design... Read More

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