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  • 2015/10/05 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on October 5, 2015, adding synopses for 9 works of fiction, 15 works of other categories, and 11 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) With the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place from October 14 to 18 this year, we have reopened … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on September 15, 2015, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 20 works of other categories, and 3 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Akiko Itoyama, Ririku (Takeoff) ■ Yoshiki Tanaka, Arusurān senki 1: Ōto enjō (The Heroic Legend of Arslan … Details

  • 2015/09/01 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on September 1, 2015, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 12 works of other categories, and 2 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Keigo Higashino, Kindan no majutsu (Forbidden Magic) ■ Manabu Makime, Gojō shuttatsu (Wujing's Departure) ■ Gō Ōsaka, Heizō-gari … Details

  • 2015/08/03 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on August 3, 2015, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 9 works of other categories, and 8 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction ■ Naoya Higuchi, Otona doroppu (Growing-Up Candy) ■ Takahiro Ueda, Taiyō, Wakusei (Sun/Planet) Other Categories ■ Advocates for … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 15, 2015, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 4 works of other categories, and 6 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction ■ Ryō Asai, Budōkan (Budōkan) ■ Genki Kawamura, Sekai kara neko ga kieta nara (If Cats Were … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 1, 2015, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 2 works of other categories, and 12 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Miwa Nishikawa, Nagai iiwake (The Long Excuse)■ Asako Yuzuki, Nairu pāchi no joshikai (Nile Perch Women’s … Details

  • 2015/06/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 15, 2015, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 3 works of other categories, and 8 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction ■ Megumi Fujino, Hatsukoi ryōri kyōshitsu (Cooking Lessons for Love) ■ Kōtaro Isaka, Aine kuraine nahatomujīku … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 1, 2015, adding synopses for 6 works of fiction, 2 works of nonfiction, and 5 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Areno Inoue, Mushi musume (Insect Woman)■ Hiromi Kawakami, Suisei (Running Water)■ Genki Kawamura, Oku otoko (Million Dollar … Details

  • 2015/05/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on May 15, 2015, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 2 works of nonfiction, and 7 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "Japan's best-selling fiction of 2014," was also added to the News corner. Literature/Fiction■ Ryō Asai, Sekai … Details

  • 2015/04/17 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 17, 2015, adding synopses for 8 works of fiction, 2 works of nonfiction, and 3 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Eiko Kadono, Nāda to iu na no shōjo (A Girl Named Nada)■ Yūsuke Kimura, Seichi shī-esu (Cesium … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 3, 2015, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 3 works of nonfiction, and 5 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Eiko Kadono, Rasuto ran (Last Run)■ Hideo Okuda, Naomi to Kanako (Naomi and Kanako)■ Hikaru Okuizumi, Tōkyō … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on March 17, 2015, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 1 work of nonfiction, and 13 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)The Bologna Children's Book Fair will take place in Italy from March 30 to April 2 this year. … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on March 5, 2015, adding synopses for 1 work of nonfiction and 13 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Nonfiction■ Hazuki Saishō, Serapisuto (Silence in Psychotherapy) Children & YA■ Kimiko Aman and Takushi Kitada, Kuruma no iro wa sora no iro: Shiroi … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on February 17, 2015, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction and 17 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Misumi Kubo, Yoru no fukurami (Night Emergence)■ Isao Tsujimoto, Kawaranai sora: Nakinagara, warainagara (The Sky Unchanged: Tears and Smiles) Children & YA■ … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on February 3, 2015, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction and 17 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Hiroyuki Kurokawa, Hamon (Expulsion)■ Kaho Nashiki, Yuki to sango to (Snow and Coral)■ Hana Yamaguchi, Inu kara kiita suteki na hanashi: … Details

  • 2015/01/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on January 15, 2015, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 2 of other categories, and 10 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Tomihiko Morimi, Seinaru namakemono no bōken (The Adventures of a Saintly Slacker)■ Toshikazu Nagae, Shuppan kinshi (Withheld … Details

  • 2014/12/16 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on December 16, 2014, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 1 of other categories, and 2 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction ■ Akane Chihaya, Otoko tomodachi (Men Friends) ■ Keigo Higashino, Namiya Zakkaten no kiseki (The Miracles of … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on December 2, 2014, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction and 2 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Akane Chihaya, Atokata (Scars)■ Maha Harada, Taiyō no toge (Under the Sun and Stars)■ Masakuni Oda, Hon ni datte osu to … Details

  • 2014/11/18 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on November 18, 2014, adding synopses for 8 works of fiction and 1 children & YA title. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Aki Hamanaka, Zekkyō (Scream)■ Keigo Higashino, Tantei kurabu (The Membership Detective Club)■ Akito Inui, Hi (Hisashi)■ Akito Inui, Suppon shinjū (The … Details

  • 2014/11/04 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on November 4, 2014, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, 1 of other categories, and 6 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Masako Bando, Bugi ugi (Boogie Woogie)■ Masako Bando, Kakusareta toki (Hidden Times)■ Keigo Higashino, … Details