A Tale for the Time Being, Official Book Trailer

 
Ruth Ozeki’s wonderfully clever and vast-hearted A Tale For The Time Being is a turbulent story of two parts, told in counterpoint.... It manages to be at once tender and refined, comic and grave, hopeful and desperate. We loved its spirit, in several senses, and we are all Hello Kitty fans now.
— Robert Macfarlane, Chair of judges, 2013 Man Booker Prize
Man Booker Shortlist 2013 (logo)
Ozeki is one of my favorite novelists and here she is at her absolute best—bewitching, intelligent, hilarious, and heartbreaking, often on the same page.
— Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Purchase

Now available in paperback

At local bookstores and online retailers as an audiobook, ebook, hardcover, and now in paperback, too.

At reading for Copperfield's Books in Santa Rosa, March 21, 2013.

At reading for Copperfield's Books in Santa Rosa, March 21, 2013.

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