How Do You Live?

 17.95

by Yoshino Genzaburo

Published in English for the very first time, Japan’s beloved coming-of-age classic on what really matters in life

How Do You Live?

Publishied in English for the very first time, Japan’s beloved coming of age classic on what really matters in life.

The streets of Tokyo swarm below fifteen year-old Copper as he gazes out into the city of his childhood. Struck by the thought of the infinite people whose lives play out alongside his own, he begins to wonder, how do you live?

Considering life’s biggest questions for the first time, Copper turns to his dear uncle for heart-warming wisdom. As the old man guides the boy on a journey of philosophical discovery, a timeless tale unfolds, offering a poignant reflection on what it means to be human.

About the Author

Yoshino Genzaburo (1899-1981) was a writer, editor and journalist. In 1935, the writer Yamamoto appointed him editor-in-chief of the 16-book series: A Library for Young Japanese NationalsHow Do You Live? is the final book in this series, bringing in themes of Marxism, antimilitarism and Buddhism.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 12.9 × 3.2 × 19 cm

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