Here’s my 2021 list of books I’ve read and movies I’ve watched, with my rating of how much I liked it, in parentheses (out of 10).
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- Destinations are Fake by Jorg Schlagheck (6)
- Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik (8)
- What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather (9)
- The Nakano Thrift Shop: A Novel by Hiromi Kawakami (8.5)
- Patient: The True Story of a Rare Illness by Ben Watt (8.5)
- Let All the Children Boogie by Sam J. Miller (8)
- The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo (8.5)
- When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo (8.5)
- The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa (9)
- Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (9.5)
- See my current reading list at GoodReads, or my 2021 Year in Books.
Movies and Dorama
- Painted Skin: The Resurrection / 畫皮II (7)
- Minari / 미나리 (7.5)
- Ie Uru Onna / 家売るオンナ (7)
- Cold Case 2 / コールドケース２ ～真実の扉～ (9)
- Familiar Wife / 知ってるワイフ (8.5) 😭
- My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday / ぼくは明日、昨日のきみとデートする (8) 😭