Book Review | A Paris All Your Own

I have never been to Paris. But I have always wanted to. It just seems like one of those cities that, if you have any inclination to travel, you must visit. From what I’ve seen in movies and pictures, it’s beautiful and interesting and relaxed and historical. And I am unfailingly intrigued by it. So […]

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Book Review | Motions and Moments

In Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo, longtime Tokyo resident Michael Pronko discusses what makes the city unique. The stories themselves are like snapshots of daily life in a city that is far from anywhere I’ve ever been. Each essay covers a different aspect of Tokyo life: how little space there is in the city, the way […]

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