The Remains of the Day, by British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, is an astonishing novel that tells the story of Stevens, an aging butler, and his journey through the English countryside not only to visit an old work colleague, but also back to his past and examine the person he has become.
An ethnographic vignette about a seemingly-forgotten corner of the street in Hanoi, Vietnam, where the train track cuts in half both the physical houses and the lives of its citizens.
Memories – what to remember and what to forget? Director Christopher Nolan explores how our own memories can be manipulated and decieving in Memento, one of his early and most-acclaimed films.
Finally, a Netflix Original that really stands out! Devilman Crybaby is an anime that is darkly brutal and honest, yet still manages to stay true to the spirit of its original 1970s manga.
Chinese-American author Maxine Hong Kingston explores how gender is intertwined with culture in a semi-biographical memoir collection titled “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts”.