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2017/07/27 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on July 27, 2017, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, 14 of other categories and 3 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Literature/Fiction
■ Shūhei Fujisawa, Semishigure
(Chorus of Cicadas)

■ Areno Inoue, Kekkon
(Marriage)

■ Jun Itō, Tenka-bito no cha
(Tea for the Grandees)

■ Kyōko Minami, Sairento buresu
(Silent Breath)
 
Literature/Nonfiction
■ Hideyuki Takano, Seinan Shirukurōdo wa mitsurin ni kieru
(Southwestern Silk Road)

Other Categories
■ Hisako Fujii, Shiritai aitai tokuchō ga yoku wakaru koke zukan
(A Field Guide to the Mosses of Japan)

■ Yumiko Kamada, Jūtan ga musubu sekai: Kyōto Gion matsuri Indo jūtan e no michi
(A World Connected by Carpets: How Carpets from India Found Their Way into Kyoto’s Gion Festival)

■ Kōichi Kaneko, Pūdoru torimingu no kyōkasho
(Everything You Need to Know about Trimming Your Poodle)

■ Hiromi Nema, Ōzumō tategyōji no gunbai to kūi
(Sumo Referees: Ceremonial Fans and Succession)

■ Masanori Niimi, Furō chāto gan kanpōyaku: Sapōto iryō, fukusayō keigen, kanwa ni
(Cancer Therapy Kanpō Medicine Flowcharts: For Supplementary Treatment and Reduction of Side Effects)

■ Masanori Niimi and Tomoko Okabe, Medikaru yoga: Dare demo dekiru kihon no pōzu
(Yoga Therapy for Everyone)

■ Tomohiro Odaka, Jinkō chinō nyūmon
(Introduction to Artificial Intelligence)

■ Akwi Seo, Creating Subaltern Counterpublics: Korean Women in Japan and Their Struggle for Night School

■ Rinko Take, Yasai-betsu karada ni kiku tsukuri-oki yakuzen
(Make-Ahead Medicinal Cooking)

■ Nami Tatsumi, Yakuzen-cha no subete
(All About Yakuzen-Cha)

■ Yoshitaka Tsuchiya, Sumō
(Sumo)

■ Shinkichi Tsuruno and Tomoaki Nakada, Karā atorasu ekizochikku animaru: Hachūrui, ryōseirui hen
(Color Atlas of Exotic Animals: Reptiles and Amphibians)

■ Wa no Okashi Daisuki! no Kai, Hajimete demo oishiku tsukureru wa no okashi
(Japanese Desserts for Beginners)

■ Sachi Yamaguchi, Umi no ikimono wa naze tayō na sei o shimesu no ka: Sūgaku de tokiakasu nazo (Kyōritsu sumāto serekushon 1)
(The Diversity of Sexual Systems in Marine Organisms: A Mathematical Approach [Kyoritsu Smart Selection 1])

Children & YA
■ Masatoshi Nakao and Masanori Inui, Zōkin resurā
(Rag Tag Wrestlers)

■ Tomoko Ohmura (Tomoko Ōmura), Mushi-san nan no gyōretsu?
(What’s the Attraction, Insects?)

■ Kageki Shimoda and Seigo Kijima, Shimafukurō no Poko
(Poko the Fish Owl)