Book Reviews

Book reviews sorted by country or region:


The Balkans

Sarajevo Marlboro by Miljenko Jergovic.

The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway.

Through Another Europe. Edited by Andrew Hammond.

Balkan Ghosts by Robert Kaplan.


Tales of Iceland by Stephen Markley.

History of Iceland by Jón R. Hjálmarson.


Video Nights in Kathmandu by Pico Iyer.


The Story of Sushi by Trevor Corson.

Hiroshima Nagasaki by Paul Ham.

Tokyo Underworld by Robert Whiting.

A Traveller’s History of Japan by Richard Tames.

Kansai Cool by Christal Whelan.

Sixty-Nine by Ryu Murakami.

Coin Locker Babies by Ryu Murakami.

The Roads to Sata by Alan Booth.

Forbidden Colours by Yukio Mishima.

After the Quake by Haruki Murakami.

A History of Japan by Mason and Caiger.

The Short Nasty Journey by Hideo Asano

Japan Through the Looking Glass ny Alan MacFarlane.

Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami.

North America

One Summer by Bill Bryson.

The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck.


Endgame by Frank Brady.