The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada

All of our intergenerational online reading groups chose to read Yoko Tawada’s The Last Children of Tokyo (first published in Japan in 2014 and in the UK in 2018). This post will consider the groups’ reactions to the book, the vision of the future presented and their thoughts on intergenerational relationships and longevity.  In the Guardian John Self describes The … Continue reading The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada

Moving Online

Back in January when we started this project we could never have envisaged that there would be a global pandemic by March. The virus, lockdown and social distancing continue to have profound consequences on people’s everyday lives, their jobs and social relationships. In addition, many have lost people they love. The number of deaths at … Continue reading Moving Online