In Praise of Shadows by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki 陰翳礼讃 in 1933
Edward G. Seidensticker
and Thomas J. Harper 12/1/1977
Leete’s Island Books 56 pages
Last week, I explained how I got lead to wabi sabiand to In Praise of Shadows. This is indeed the main classic book at the root of this Japanese concept highlighting the “wisdom for a perfectly imperfect life” as called by Beth Kempton. Click to continue reading
I was very impressed by Helen MacDonald’s previous book, H is for Hawk, even though I never took time to write a full review back then. As I received Vesper Flights through Libro.fm (check for ways to get free audiobooks and support independent bookstores – excellent app!), here is my humble effort to convince you to listen to this one.