Ex Libris Kirkland

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Translator Jay Rubin
First Written 2005
Genre Fiction
Origin Japan
Publisher Knopf
ISBN-10 0307265838
ISBN-13 978-0307265838
My Copy library Hardback
First Read May 09, 2007

After Dark

No matter how much I scream at them to make my toast as crispy as possible, I have never once gotten it the way I want it. I can't imagine why. What with Japanese industriousness and high-tech culture and the market principles that the Denny's chain is always pursuing, it shouldn't be that hard to get crispy toast, don't you think? So, why can't they do it? Of what value is a civilization that can't toast a piece of bread as ordered?

Quoted on October 5, 2011

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