Sexual abuse victims
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Hotel Iris by Yoko Ogawa and Stephen Snyder. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Apr 14, 2010 — Author Yoko Ogawa's Hotel Iris, published in Japanese in 1996, is the latest of her books to be translated into English. Critic Maureen Corrigan says the story, about a 17-year-old girl who begins an intense, sometimes violent affair with a tenant of her mother's rundown hotel, is decadent and profoundly sad.