Housekeeper and the Professor
By Yoko Ogawa
(Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780099521341)
Publication Date: March 2010
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- The characters in The Housekeeper and the Professor are nameless (“Root” is only a nickname). What does it mean when an author chooses not to name the people in her book? How does that change your relationship to them as a reader? Are names that important?