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2016/10/11 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on October 11, 2016, adding synopses for 11 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, 5 children & YA titles, and 5 of other categories. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Literature/Fiction
■ Kazumasa Hayami, Shōsetsu-ō
(Fiction King)

■ Jun Ikeido, Rikuō
(Land King)

■ Shun Ioka, Daishō
(Held Accountable)

■ Kyoichi Katayama, Nani mo nai koto ga ōsugiru
(Too Much of Nothing)

■ Atsushi Matsuhisa, Mō ikkai kanojo
(Her Again)

■ Shūsuke Michio, Sutafu
(Staph)

■ Kanae Minato, Poizun dōtā, Hōrī mazā
(Poison Daughter, Holy Mother)

■ Kanae Minato, Yūtopia
(Utopia)

■ Asa Nonami, Karada
(Body Parts)

■ Hiroshi Ogiwara, Umi no mieru rihatsuten
(The Barbershop by the Sea)

■ Hideo Yokoyama, Rupan no shōsoku
(News of Lupin)

Literature/Nonfiction
■ Yōko Hiramatsu and Jirō Taniguchi, Sandouitchi wa Ginza de
(Sandwiches on the Ginza)

■ Yōko Hiramatsu and Jirō Taniguchi, Sutēki o shitamachi de
(A Steak in Shitamachi)

Children & YA
■ anyan, Fushigi no mori no Wonderland: Pazuru mo asobete kokoro ga nagomu nurie Book
(The Mysterious Forest Wonderland: A Coloring Book with Puzzles)

■ Shō Kuzki, On za rain
(On the Line)

■ Sawako Marubayashi, Ichinen kisetsu no kōsaku asobi
(Four Seasons of Make-It-Yourself Fun)

■ Yōko Nishigaki, Kawadoko ni ekubo ga mittsu
(Three Dimples on the Riverbed)

■ Nao Takabatake, Minna ni gorira
(Gorillas Galore)

Other Categories
■ Shunmyō Masuno, Mayowanai zazen no sahō
(Doubt-Free Zen Practice)

■ Shunmyō Masuno, Rettōkan to iu mōsō: Zen ga oshieru “kisowanai” ikikata
(The Delusion of Inferiority: Zen Teachings on How to Live without Measuring Yourself Against Others)

■ Seiji Nagata, Gentei-ban shinsen Katsushika Hokusai Eijudō-ban “Fugaku sanjūrokkei”
(Hokusai: Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, Limited Deluxe Edition)

■ Tamao Sako, Igirisu no katei ryōri
(British Home Cooking)

■ Minako Yokomori, Suterarenai fuku no katazuke majikku!
(It’s Magic: How to Handle Those Clothes You Just Can’t Part With)

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