Friday, February 19, 2016

winners of bibliobattle

The word of "bibiliobattle"  might not be familiar with foreigners or even Japanese people. Probably it is one of new words recently.
The site is here.
 Bibliobattle is a social book review game which was developed in the Graduate School of Informatics at Kyoto University in Japan.

In today's newspaper the winners of high school bibliobattle contest were introduced. Three students won the prizes.
36 students were chosen to the final stage from around Japan.
And only or unexpectedly more three books are written by foreign authors.

These are

Quiet, please : dispatches from a public librarian  Scott Douglas
Sushi and Beyond: What the Japanese Know about Cooking Michael Booth
Inferno Dan brown
Franz Kafka's The Castle

The last two were made into movies.
And Sushi and Beyond is

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