Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and […]

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Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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Out by Natsuo Kirino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Natsuo Kirino (born in 1951) is the pen name of Mariko Hashioka, a Japanese novelist and a leading figure in the recent boom of female writers of Japanese detective fiction. She quickly established a reputation in her country as one of a rare breed of mystery writers whose work […]

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Newcomer by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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Confessions by Kanae Minato

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Kanae Minato (born 1973) is a Japanese writer of crime fiction and thrillers. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of Japan and the Honkaku Mystery Writers Club of Japan. Publication Year: 2008 Review: ‘Confessions’ revolves around the revenge plot contrived by a middle school teacher Yuko Moriguchi. […]

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Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the author: Ted Chiang (born 1967) is an American science fiction writer. His work has won four Nebula awards, four Hugo awards, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and four Locus awards. His short story “Story of Your Life” was the basis of the film Arrival (2016). Publication […]

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Death Note (Volume 1-13) by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Authors: Tsugumi Ohba born in Tokyo, Japan is the pen name of a Japanese writer of manga, best known for authoring the ‘Death Note’ manga series with illustrator Takeshi Obata from 2003 to 2006, which has 30 million collected volumes in circulation. The duo’s second series Bakuman (2008–2012), was also […]

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Malice by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958 ) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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A Midsummer’s Equation by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958 ) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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