"A small universe of memory and reflection, analysis and synthesis, presented with an artist’s touch."
–The Boston Sunday Globe
"A BEAUTIFUL BOOK . . . Her prose has the deceptive simplicity of a Japanese garden. By itself, each element seems to be plain and unadorned, but, in combination, the effect is stunning."
–Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kyoko Mori is "uniquely qualified to write at an intersection many have visited but few have truly understood."
–The Washington Post Book World