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2018/01/12 Updates

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Books from Japan was updated on January 12, 2018, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, and 4 children & YA titles. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)

Literature/Fiction
■ Mikito Chinen, Okujō no terorisuto
(Terrorist on the Rooftop)

■ Hitomi Kanehara, Kuraudo gāru
(Cloud Girl)

■ Izumi Shiga, Mujō no kami ga mai-oriru
(A Heartless God Alights)

■ Risa Wataya, Watashi o kuitomete
(Please Save Me)

Literature/Nonfiction
■ Hiromi Hoshino, Minna suisei o mite ita: Shiteki Kirishitan tanbō-ki
(They Saw the Comet: A Personal Exploration of Japan’s Hidden Christians)

Children & YA
■ Mariko Ishikawa, Kantan kawaii sugu dekiru ponpon guddzu
(Cute and Easy Pom-Pom Crafts)

■ Poplar Publishing Co., Ltd., Iro, katachi: Hirameki tanguramu
(Tangram Brainflash: Colors and Shapes)

■ Yukiko Takada, Manpuku-ji de mattemasu
(I’ll See You at the Temple)

■ Makiko Usami, Kiwa-san no tamago
(Kiwa’s Eggs)