In episode 5 of Kyoukai no Kanata, Akihito is reading a book while he skips school:

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What is this book?


Though it's a little bit difficult to read since his fingers are covering the spine, this book looks like Two Billion Light-Years of Solitude (or 二十億光年の孤独), by Shuntarou TANIKAWA.

Cover of "Two Billion Light-Years of Solitude"

Two Billion Light-Years of Solitude is a collection of poetry - in fact, Tanikawa's first publication, published in 1952.

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