“The world is not an easy place, and being alive is difficult. Being dead, though…is also difficult . . . Where the Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda wants you to know that existence for all beings—including ghosts, humans, kitsune, and even an oddly-shaped tree—is full of struggle, and that female beings face particular challenges . . . This gently delightful collection of stories provides new twists on old stories and maintains a much-needed tone of optimism and resilience throughout.”
Aoko Matsuda’s story collection Where the Wild Ladies Are (translated by Polly Barton) is reviewed in The Nerd Daily.
See the full review here.