After his grandfather's death, a young man must prove how deep his love of books really is when a strange cat asks for his help to save books that are being abused. As the young man journeys with the cat, he not only finds the courage to stand up to the adversaries that bar his path, but also to start living life again.
Crash Landing on You (2019) is a South Korean television series about Yoon Se-ri, a wealthy South Korean businesswoman who gets into a paragliding accident and lands in North Korean territory, where she is discovered by Ri Jeong-hyeok, a North Korean soldier who agrees to hide her until he can help her get back home. Despite their cultural differences and the danger that faces them both if Se-ri should be discovered by North Korean authorities, the two begin to fall in love.
I Hear the Sunspot (2017) is a touching, heartwarming manga about the relationship between two male college students. Kohei, who is hard of hearing and knows he may eventually become deaf, deliberately keeps everyone at arm’s length because he is tired of the insensitive ways people often react to his disability. Taichi, who is struggling to make ends meet, sees Kohei’s ad looking for a notetaker to help him in class and agrees to take the job in exchange for lunch every day.
In 2021, poet, scholar, and Atlantic Magazine staff writer Clint Smith published his first major work of nonfiction,
The Sparrow (1996), by Mary Doria Russell, opens in 2059, in the aftermath of a disastrous Jesuit mission to make first contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. Emilio Sandoz, a priest and linguist who is the only survivor among the mission’s crew, has just returned to Earth physically mutilated and spiritually broken.
If you enjoy poetry, I recommend this collection of classics. There are a variety of long and short poems as well as a plethora of authors and topics.