Costumed Sponges

I post this with some trepidation, for fear it will inspire serial knitters to shower their friends and relations with rainbow yarn sponge hoodies for Christmas, but these cosplaying kitchen scrubbers were too cute to pass up.

Read a novel set in Tokyo

In the wake of a deadly earthquake, fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning when it’s discovered that their favorite pop star is among the dead. But when Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, he finds evidence that suggests the impossible: How could the head priest have been murdered by…read more