Book Review: The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

My thanks to Canongate and Netgalley for a review copy of this book. The Book of Form and Emptiness is certainly a strange book, a story about loss and coping, about depression and mental illness, about friends and support systems, and of course, about books, for it is a book that tells us the story,…

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'Grown-ups love figures. When you talk to them about a new friend, they never ask questions about essential matters. They never say to you: "What does his voice sound like?" "What games does he prefer?" "Does he collect butterflies?". They ask you: "How old is he?" "How many brothers does he have?" "How much does…