Metropolis lists this year’s best Japanese fiction
A new translation sheds light on East-West duality
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An anthology of Alan Booth’s uncollected writings on Japan
Shallow attempt at a bildungsroman
New book series showcases literary translation as cultural exchange (Part 2)
New book series showcases literary translation as cultural exchange (Part 1)
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A drama against the overly dramatic
Thersa Matsuura brings Japan’s spirit world to life
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