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Book Review: “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

Like the colorless world of the community, "The Giver" is a bland dystopian that attempts to discuss the importance of individual choice but fails to add anything new to the discussion.

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food from fiction

Kakigori

"We walked to the food floor of the department store off Miyuki Road, debating which cafΓ© had the most impressive spread of wax desserts in their floor-to-ceiling windows. We ducked under the cloth noren hanging from the doorway and sat down at a table. We ordered kakigori, shaved ice, mine melon and his strawberry with extra condenced milk."