WaPo: A tantalizing narration that brandishes mysteries

As contemporary as a Japanese teenager’s slang but as ageless as a Zen koan, Ruth Ozeki’s new novel combines great storytelling with a probing investigation into the purpose of existence.

… This erudite ­author knows that in the end, the most important truths are simple.
— Wendy Smith, The Washington Post

March 10, 2013
The Washington Post
‘A Tale for the Time Being,’ by Ruth Ozeki
Wendy Smith