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  • 2014/02/03 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on February 3, 2014, adding synopses for 9 works of fiction and 5 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "Akutagawa and Naoki Prizes go to Oyamada, Asai, Himeno," was also added to … Details

  • 2014/01/17 Updates

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    A Happy New Year to all our readers, and thank you for your continued interest in Books from Japan. Books from Japan was updated on January 17, 2014, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, 4 of other categories, and 6 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English … Details

  • 2013/12/17 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on December 17, 2013, adding synopses for 10 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Children & YA■ Yumiko Fukuzawa, Mori ichiban no otomodachi?Ookina Kuma-san to chiisana Yamane-kun (Best Friends in the Forest?Big Bear and Little … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on December 2, 2013, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 2 of other categories, and 5 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Keigo Higashino, Manatsu no hoteishiki (The Midsummer Equation)■ Yumeaki Hirayama, Kaidan … Details

  • 2013/11/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on November 15, 2013, adding synopses for 9 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, and 4 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Jiro Asada, Metoro ni notte (On the Metro)■ Jiro Asada, Tsubakiyama kacho … Details

  • 2013/11/01 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on November 1, 2013, adding synopses for 10 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, and 5 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Shinji Aoyama, Yuriika (Eureka)■ Keigo Higashino, Kakko no tamago wa dare no … Details

  • 2013/10/18 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on October 18, 2013, adding synopses for 10 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 8 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "Coloring books for seniors: keep your hands busy and your … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on October 1, 2013, adding synopses for 9 works of fiction, 3 of nonfiction, and 8 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) The Japan Foundation website has also been updated as follows:Fall 2013 issue of … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on September 15, 2013, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 12 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Also, be sure to take a look at our new Frankfurt Book … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on September 1, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 23 of nonfiction, and 6 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Mitsuyo Kakuta, Mazakon (Mother Complex)■ Gen'ichiro Takahashi, Sayonara Kurisutofa Robin (Goodbye, Christopher … Details

  • 2013/08/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on August 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 19 of nonfiction, and 11 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Seiko Ito, Sozo rajio (Imagination Radio)■ Yoko Ogawa, Hakase no aishita sushiki … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on August 1, 2013, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 25 of nonfiction, 9 children & YA titles, and 1 language text. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Two new articles, "Fujino and Sakuragi garner Akutagawa, Naoki Prizes" and … Details

  • 2013/07/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 15, 2013, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 21 of nonfiction, and 3 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Arimasa Osawa, Pandora airando (Pandora Island)■ Tomoka Shibasaki, Watashi ga inakatta machi … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 1, 2013, adding synopses for 1 work of fiction, 7 works of nonfiction, and 13 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) The Japan Foundation website has also been updated as follows:Summer 2013 issue … Details

  • 2013/06/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 19 of nonfiction, and 3 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "A wild monster chase: yokai and Haruki Murakami," was also … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 1, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 3 of nonfiction, and 13 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "The allure of the historical?confessions of a translator," was also … Details

  • 2013/05/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on May 15, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 8 of nonfiction, and 4 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "On Haruki Murakami's new novel: Liszt's 'Years of Pilgrimage' turned … Details

  • 2013/04/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 15, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 7 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "'Light' love stories all the rage," was also added to … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 1, 2013, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, and 2 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Two new articles, "Fuminori Nakamura's 'The Thief' chosen as finalist for Los Angeles … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on March 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction and 43 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, which takes place in … Details