“A Day in the Life” by Senji Kuroi at the Japan Times

“A Day in the Life” features 12 short stories told from the point of view of a man in his 60s. Each tale is essentially a reflection of aging, an examination of the moment in our lives when the confidence of our youth is replaced by the uncertainty of our physical and mental faculties.

The same scenes and motifs keep cropping up amongst the stories — appointments with doctors, medical center waiting rooms and examinations — but these merely provide the backdrop for the tiny paradoxes that elderly folk seem to observe on a daily basis.

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