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2016/11/15 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on November 15, 2016, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 1 children & YA title, and 7 of other categories. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Literature/Fiction
■ Jirō Akagawa, Tōkyō zero-nen
(Tokyo Year Zero)

■ Tomihiko Morimi, Uchōten kazoku
(The Eccentric Family)

■ Yūzaburō Otokawa, Taiyō wa ki o ushinau
(The Sun Also Falls into a Faint)

Children & YA
■ Yūko Watanabe, Kū-chan no hottokēki
(Kū-chan’s Pancake)

Other Categories
■ Tōru Eguchi and Yūji Sugahara, Kyōkeiba riron
(Conformal Field Theory)

■ Hiroshi Iba, Shinka keisan to shinsō gakushū: Sōhatsu suru chinō
(Neuro-Evolution and Deep Learning)

■ Makoto Kikuchi, Katsuhiko Sano, Taishi Kurahashi, Toshimichi Usuba, and Hidenori Kurokawa, Sūgaku ni okeru shōmei to shinri?Yōsō ronri to sūgaku kiso ron
(Proof and Truth in Mathematics: Modal Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics)

■ Kyōya Takahata, Fang-Sik Che, and Osamu Saitō, Baiotekunorojī nyūmon
(Introduction to Biotechnology)

■ Akio Tsukui and Norihiko Terahara, Antoshianin to shokuhin: Antoshianin gan’yū shokuhin no kakōriyō tokusei to kinōsei
(Anthocyanins in Processed Foods: Characteristics and Functionality)

■ Kenji Ueno, Kodaira Kunihiro ga hiraita sūgaku
(Mathematics Pioneered by Kunihiko Kodaira)

■ Fumiko Yonezawa, Fukisokukei no butsuri?Cohīrento potensharu kinji to sono shūhen
(Physics of Disordered Systems: Coherent Potential Approximation and Related Topics)