The Japanese Book Club: What Does it Look Like?

Posted: 22nd June 2023

If you've been following Ippo Ippo recently, you may have already heard about the Japanese Book Club.

Beginning in earnest in December 2022, the Japanese Book Club(日本語ブッククラブ)is a regular event run in collaboration with the wonderful Hitomi Kobayashi, a Japanese teacher with 20yrs+ of experience who is in fact the author of some of the books you can read at the Book Club!

Throughout the events we've held since December last year, we've worked on developing the Book Club and how it's run, including moving to a new, more spacious and accessible venue in central Edinburgh. This post is a celebration of the last couple of months of events plus a chance for you to get a glimpse of what the Japanese Book Club looks like!

For more details on how the Book Club works, please click here to visit the event page. As July is a very busy period for Hitomi-san, there is no official Japanese Book Club in July, but Elly will be running a (free!) Tadoku Corner at Nihongo Picnic on Sunday 16th July.

As always, don't forget to sign up to the Ippo Ippo Japanese Newsletter to get updates on new events sent straight to your inbox.

Recent Event Photos: June & July in Central Edinburgh

Choosing books to read:

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Book Club_choosing books 2

Different levels to choose from:

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Quiet reading time:

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Book Club_quiet reading 2

Not pictured: conversation time.

Click here to find out more about what happens at each event.

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