A READS FOR THE REST OF US CLASSIC BOOK REVIEW

Wanna party like it’s 999? Read The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon.

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon is a fascinating look at Japanese court culture during the 11th century Heian period.

Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sora Sagano of a river in Japan surrounded by pink cherry blossoms.
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sora Sagano of a river in Japan surrounded by pink cherry blossoms.
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Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sorasak of two Japanese geisha women, with a temple in the background.
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sorasak of two Japanese geisha women, with a temple in the background.
Photo by Sorasak on Unsplash
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Joanna Kosinska of inkwell, ink pen, papers, and old photos.
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Joanna Kosinska of inkwell, ink pen, papers, and old photos.
Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sorasak of the back of a Japanese geisha walking down city street.
Review of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon. Photo by Sorasak of the back of a Japanese geisha walking down city street.
Photo by Sorasak on Unsplash
Review of The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon. Photo of the Penguin Classic edition.
Review of The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon. Photo of the Penguin Classic edition.

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