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2017/11/29 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on November 29, 2017, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 1 of other categories, and 3 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Literature/Fiction
■ Areno Inoue, Tsuzurareru aijin
(Lovers by Mail)

■ Yoshinobu Kadoi, Ieyasu, Edo o tateru
(Ieyasu Raises a City)

■ Masaki Kinoshita, Teki no na wa, Miyamoto Musashi
(The Opponent, Miyamoto Musashi)

■ Ian Hideo Levy, Mohankyō
(Model Village, Taichung)

■ Teru Miyamoto, Kusabana-tachi no shizukana chikai
(The Quiet Covenant of the Flowers)

■ Sōsuke Natsukawa, Hon o mamorō to suru neko no hanashi
(The Cat Who Came to the Rescue of Books)

■ Shūichi Yoshida, Hanzai shōsetsu-shū
(A Collection of Crime Stories)

Other Categories
■ Atsuko Kikuchi, Kikku besuto sutairu bukku
(oookickooo’s Best Style Book)

Children & YA
■ Shiho Kotera, Animaru basu to wasuremono
(The Animal Buses and the Lost Item)

■ Masatoshi Nakao and Dolly, Yōkai densha
(Spook Train)

■ Daisaburō Okumoto and Kōhei Yamashita, Fāburu sensei no konchū kyōshitsu 2: Konchū kenkyū no tanoshisa
(Mr. Fabre’s Insect Class 2: The Joy of Studying Insects)