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2016/07/26 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on July 26, 2016, adding synopses for 4 children & YA titles and 13 of other categories. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Children & YA
■ Shinsaku Fujita, Chiisana machi
(The Small Town)

■ Natsuko Ichikawa, Koneko no Rette
(Little Kitty Lette)

■ Reiko Katayama and Takako Kawakami, Chiisana tomodachi
(Little Friends)

■ Shigeru Muroi and Yoshifumi Hasegawa, Urio
(Urio)

Other Categories
■ Kazuho Abe, Kiken doraggu taizen
(Dangerous Drugs)

■ Hiroshi Aramata, Nihon manga dai-ikkan: Senkusha-tachi no chōsen
(Japanese Manga, Volume 1: The Trailblazers and Their Challenges)

■ Kōichirō Fujita, Chō de kawaru! Byōki ni naranai, gojū-dai kara no seikatsu shūkan
(It’s All in the Gut: The Secret to Good Health after Fifty)

■ Osamu Hashimoto and Yoshio Okada, Kabuki nurie: Yoshitsune senbonzakura
(Kabuki Coloring Book: Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees)

■ Yuki Kawakami, Osame, osameru: Sukkiri katazuku, kirei ga tsuzuku shūnō
(Storage for Easy and Sustainable Tidying)

■ Shunmyō Masuno, “Dōjinai” kokoro no kotsu: Sasai na koto demo kuyokuyo shite shimau anata ni
(The Secrets to an “Unshakeable Heart”: For Those Who Feel Daunted by Even the Smallest Things)

■ Keisuke Matsumoto, Obōsan ga oshieru kokoro ga totonou sōji no hon
(A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind)

■ Shinsaku Matsuyama, Tetsudō no “tetsu” gaku: Sharyō to kidō o sasaeru kinzoku zairyō no o-hanashi
(Iron for Iron Horses: The Story of the Metals Used in Rolling Stock and Railway Tracks)

■ Hidenobu Meguro, Sushi no gijutsu taizen
(The Art of Sushi: A Complete Guide)

■ Sekai Bunka Publishing Inc., Bessatsu katei gahō: Saikō kakko ii otoko no ko: Doggu hea katarogu
(Kateigahō Supplement: Hairstyles for Hipster Dogs)

■ Sekai Bunka Publishing Inc., Kawaisa ni monzetsu: Hamuketsu
(Swooningly Cute: Hamster Buns)

■ The Society for Delectable Home Cooking, Teiban: Nihonjin ni aisare tsuzukete kita Wa-Yō-Chū no katei ryōri
(Perennial Favorites: Home Cooked Japanese, Chinese, and Western Dishes Loved by All)

■ Tatsuhiko Udagawa, Niwashi ga oshieru zukai Nihon teien no mikata, tanoshimikata
(How to Enjoy a Japanese Garden: A Landscape Artist’s Illustrated Guide)