Welcome to the bookish world of Japan. Guest Host Tatjana from Craving Expat Life chats with Yuki fromBook Nerd Tokyo about Japanese books, specifically Banana Yoshimoto’s “Kitchen” in this conversation. They explore Yuki’s life between Japan and the USA as well as Tatjana’s discovery of Japanese literature, translations, and stereotypes.
Yuki is originally from Los Angeles but has been living in her parent's hometowm of Tokyo for a few years now. She writes about books, bookstores and cultural identity on Instagram under the handle Book Nerd Tokyo. She started Book Nerd Tokyo as a way to explore her in-betweenness and gain a deeper understanding of her own familial roots.
This episode is our first episode with a Guest Host, thanks Tatjana!