Tag: Michael Pronko

Book Award Winner: Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo

Book Award Winner: Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Michael Pronko Synopsis Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants. Based on […]

Member Interview: Michael Pronko, author of Beauty and Chaos: Slices and Morsels of Tokyo Life

Member Interview: Michael Pronko, author of Beauty and Chaos: Slices and Morsels of Tokyo Life

Name: Michael Pronko Book Title: Beauty and Chaos: Slices and Morsels of Tokyo Life Your book’s Amazon purchase link: http://www.amazon.com/Beauty-Chaos-Slices-Morsels-Tokyo/dp/194241000X/  What is your book about? Living in Tokyo, I try to find the small pieces of life here that have greater meaning. That is, I write about the small things in everyday experience that have […]

Book Award Winner: Beauty and Chaos

Book Award Winner: Beauty and Chaos

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award Title: Beauty and Chaos Author Name: Michael Pronko Synopsis Whether contemplating Tokyo’s odd-shaped bonsai houses, endless walls of bottles, pachinko parlors, chopstick ballet or the perilous habit of running for trains, the 45 essays in Beauty and Chaos explore Tokyo from inside to reveal the city’s deeper meanings and daily pleasures. In […]