Laura Sabattoli, My Japan: A Collection of Short Stories on Japanese Culture. With Readings in Japanese and Writing Exercises. From Elementary to Intermediate Level, KD Publishing, Wroclaw, 2020.
This book introduces readers to the multifarious aspects of Japanese culture, such as the origins of the traditional futon, the ofuro and the ryokans, including an introduction to local flowers, niche facts about the islands of Southern Japan, and many other elements of the “Japanese world”. The publication is enriched by several pictures and illustrations that make the reading more enjoyable. This book also includes Ulala’s Diary, inspired by the author’s real experience during her life in Japan. The Learner’s Corner guides Japanese language learners to write their own diary in Japanese.