The Housekeeper and the Professor

By Yōko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translator)

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Set in modern-day Japan, a highly intellectual math Professor has only 80 minutes worth of memories, as a result of a terrible head injury. Every morning he is introduced to his housekeeper and her son – his caregivers. Still excellent at mathematical equations, he forms a special bond with the boy by bringing numbers to life through the game of baseball.

Perfect for:

• Those who appreciate the beauty of math.
• Baseball fans.
• Lovers of Japanese fiction.

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