Here is the description of the group that I created (originally at eGroups.com but it has since
been aquired by Yahoo!) at Yahoo! Groups called,
After reading Banana Yoshimoto's novel, Kitchen, I became a fan instantly. I created this
discussion list in hopes to create a community that will support Banana and authors like her.
"There are people I have yet to meet, others I'll never see again. People who are gone before
you know it, people who are just passing through. Even as we exchange hellos, they seem to grow
transparent. I must keep living with the flowing river before my eyes."
--Moonlight Shadow by Banana Yoshimoto
To find out more information about our group, please
visit us. It is not necessary to join
in order to read our messages but you must join in order to participate in the discussions.
Please join us by following the instructions here:
NEW! We have also recently opened up a board on our site and created a forum
dedicated to the discussions of Banana and anything else related to her or other Japanese
writers. Visit our forums at: