June/July meeting

Our June meeting was held July 5th. Our next meeting will be August 2nd at 15:15 in Rifuan as usual. We may have some new visitors.

We read and discussed chapter 5 of “How an Economy Grows and how it Crashes”.

We discussed what to read next, but could not come to any decision. Please leave your suggestion in the comments.

The titles suggested are below:

  1. 84, Charing Cross Road 1,595 yen. 112 pages.   Japanese translation 2,808 yen   http://amzn.to/2tpOil2
  2. The Book Thief: 10th Anniversary Edition  1,372 yen. 576 pages.
    1. Okuda-san’s comment: “I bought The Book Thief, which consists of 536 pages.I read  about 50 pages so far and find the book is relatively easy to read,and more importantly, very enjoyable, so much fun to read.” Japanese translation is a little expensive , from 3,000 yen up. http://amzn.to/2ut9QlI
  3. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything  1,054 yen. 384 pages.  Japanese translation 1 yen, 568 pages.  http://amzn.to/2tTjE6V

Also mentioned was The Signature of All Things 592 pages, 919 yen.  This does not appear to have been translated into Japanese yet.