Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. This book chronicles the fascinating life of Chiyo, who is sold to a geisha house, where she later becomes the star geisha, Sayuri. Excellent read and although not as good the movie was well worth seeing
In March a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education centre in Tokyo. It belonged to an orphan girl called Hana Brady. Everyone was desperate to discover the story of Hana. What had happened to her? A true story.
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son -In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.