Yoko Ogawa’s “The Housekeeper and the Professor” is an enchanting story about the curious equations that can create a family.
Although it is estimated that less than 2% of Japan’s population is Christian, they have adopted many Western traditions. The Japanese are great lovers of festivals and celebrations, including Christmas. But in Japan, Christmas is more of a commercialized romantic holiday, kind of like Valentine’s Day. The main celebration revolves around Christmas Eve, when couples […]