Atsuko Suga's mother-in-law
The Italian mother-in-law, who could hardly have gone to elementary school in poverty, liked reading books and secretly read love and romance with photos but never read scandal magazines. The title is the reason she said. Perhaps because she knew novels were fiction, complaining that they were difficult because of the possible various interpretations, she devoured genuine ones. So, what about newspapers? From "Reading a Ton of Salt" by Atsuko Suga.
April 20, 2016
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun