Tag Archives: Japan

New to Our DVD Collection: Jiro, Dreams of Sushi

Just watched Jiro, Dream of Sushi, this past weekend and loved it!  This 2011 documentary is  about Jiro Ono, an 85 year old Japanese sushi master,  and his never-ending quest for perfection in the art of sushi-making. Jiro owns an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

For a short book, The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka, packs a literal punch!  This National Book award finalist tells the tale of Japanese- American war brides from their homeland departure all the way to their interment in … Continue reading

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