YŪKO TSUSHIMA, (2022) Woman Running in the Mountains. a review by Livi Michael

YŪKO TSUSHIMA, (2022) Woman Running in the Mountains, New York Review Books £14.99 trans Geraldine Harcourt, Introduction Lauren Groff. Woman Running in the Mountains; Yuko Tsushima (New York Review Books: 2022) This novel, first published in 1980, begins with a section called simply, Midsummer. On the first page, the central character, Takiko Odawa, is wokenContinue reading “YŪKO TSUSHIMA, (2022) Woman Running in the Mountains. a review by Livi Michael”

Kapo, by Aleksandar Tišma. a review by Livi Michael

Aleksandar Tišma. Kapo, New York Review Books, (2021) £11.99 The term ‘Kapo’, as David Rieff explains in his illuminating afterword to this novel, refers to a prisoner in the concentration camps who has been selected by the Nazis to work for them. Lamian, the protagonist of this novel, has served as a kapo in Auschwitz.Continue reading “Kapo, by Aleksandar Tišma. a review by Livi Michael”