Days at the Morisaki Bookshop


This is a charming and uplifting Japanese translated story on the healing power of book. 

When twenty-five-year-old Takako’s boyfriend reveals he’s marrying someone else, she reluctantly accepts her eccentric uncle Satoru’s offer to live rent-free in the tiny room above his shop.

Hidden in Jimbocho, Tokyo, the Morisaki Bookshop is a booklover’s paradise. On a quiet corner in an old wooden building, the shop is filled with hundreds of second-hand books. It is Satoru’s pride and joy, and he has devoted his life to the bookshop since his wife left him five years earlier. Hoping to nurse her broken heart in peace, Takako is surprised to encounter new worlds within the stacks of books lining the shop…

This book is in paperback format and measures 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.3 cm.


  • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.3 cm
  • Weight: 170 g
  • Author: Satoshi Yagisawa
  • Publisher: Manilla Press
  • Pages: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781786583239