Basically, consume books as if they’re an addictive drug

I have always loved books and read a lot, so when I need to learn about something, the library is the first place I will go to indulge in my drug of choice. The beauty of this situation: so can everyone! These books have helped me greatly in understanding the complex story of how Taiwan developed in the 20th century. It’s impossible to learn history in a vacuum, so there are books about how China also developed as background information. …

Emi Higashiyama

I write long essays because it’s more instant gratification than other creative outlets. Topics include multi-culturalism/lingualism & tons of obscure history.

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