Tag Archives: Tokyo

Homelessness, Architecture, and Liminality in Japan

I first encountered the architecture of Japan’s homeless while I was there in 2010. Even then, before I knew anything about it, I was struck by how thoughtfully built these shelters were. Unfortunately, I didn’t plan ahead, so none of theses photos are mine.

25¢ Miso Soup

It’s been a while since I’ve done a 25¢ review, but it’s also been a while since I visited the public library, alas. If only the university library sold books too… That said, here’s the first of the new batch for you: In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami (trans. Ralph McCarthy) A gruesome psycho-thriller […]