A Review of Ruth Ozeki’s “A Tale for the Time Being,” by Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis

A Tale for the Time Being. Ruth Ozeki. New York: Viking, 2013. 422 pp.   Ocean and Internet gyres spin with post-tsunami flotsam. A sad-sack dad crafts paper insect miniatures to stave off suicide. A coterie of Japanese housewives, like one networked, collective organism, self-soothes at the jellyfish tank of a Tokyo aquarium. This is [Continue Reading…]