Carleton Branch Hofu-Monroe MIFA Book Club

Carleton Branch Hofu-Monroe MIFA Book Club 2021

A special book club connecting participants of the Monroe International Friendship Association (MIFA) and their sister city group in Hofu Japan (HIFA). Meetings are held via Zoom on second Thursday of the month 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time US (Friday morning 9:30 a.m. in Japan)

stack of books

First Meeting

Title selection for the year
January 14, 2021
Kitchen book cover


by Banana Yoshimoto
February 11, 2021
The Sound of Waves book cover

The Sound of Waves

by Yukio Mishima
March 11, 2021
Norwegian Wood book club

Norwegian Wood

by Haruki Murakami
April 8, 2021
In the Miso Soup book club

In the Miso Soup

by Ryu Murakami
May 13, 2021
Kokoro book cover


by Natsume Soseki
June 10, 2021
Botchan book cover


by Natsume Soseki
July 8, 2021
Snow Country book cover

Snow Country

by Yasunari Kawabata
August 12, 2021
open book pages

Book Selection

Select titles for next year
September 9, 2021
Sweet Bean Paste book cover

Sweet Bean Paste

By Durian Sukegawa
October 14, 2021
The Travelling Cat Chronicles book cover

The Travelling Cat Chronicles

by Hiro Arikawa
November 11, 2021
Convenience Store Woman book cover

Convenience Store Woman

by Sayaka Murata
December 9,  2021

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