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  • 2013/09/01 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on September 1, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 23 of nonfiction, and 6 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Mitsuyo Kakuta, Mazakon (Mother Complex)■ Gen'ichiro Takahashi, Sayonara Kurisutofa Robin (Goodbye, Christopher … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on August 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 19 of nonfiction, and 11 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Seiko Ito, Sozo rajio (Imagination Radio)■ Yoko Ogawa, Hakase no aishita sushiki … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on August 1, 2013, adding synopses for 7 works of fiction, 25 of nonfiction, 9 children & YA titles, and 1 language text. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Two new articles, "Fujino and Sakuragi garner Akutagawa, Naoki Prizes" and … Details

  • 2013/07/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 15, 2013, adding synopses for 3 works of fiction, 21 of nonfiction, and 3 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Arimasa Osawa, Pandora airando (Pandora Island)■ Tomoka Shibasaki, Watashi ga inakatta machi … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on July 1, 2013, adding synopses for 1 work of fiction, 7 works of nonfiction, and 13 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) The Japan Foundation website has also been updated as follows:Summer 2013 issue … Details

  • 2013/06/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction, 19 of nonfiction, and 3 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "A wild monster chase: yokai and Haruki Murakami," was also … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on June 1, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 3 of nonfiction, and 13 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "The allure of the historical?confessions of a translator," was also … Details

  • 2013/05/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on May 15, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 8 of nonfiction, and 4 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "On Haruki Murakami's new novel: Liszt's 'Years of Pilgrimage' turned … Details

  • 2013/04/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 15, 2013, adding synopses for 4 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 7 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "'Light' love stories all the rage," was also added to … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on April 1, 2013, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 1 of nonfiction, and 2 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Two new articles, "Fuminori Nakamura's 'The Thief' chosen as finalist for Los Angeles … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on March 15, 2013, adding synopses for 2 works of fiction and 43 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, which takes place in … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on March 1, 2013, adding synopses for 6 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 9 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction■ Jun Ikeido, Ore-tachi baburu nyuko-gumi (We Bubble-Economy Hires)■ Jun Ikeido, Ruzuveruto gemu … Details

  • 2013/02/13 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on February 13, 2013, adding synopses for 28 works of fiction. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "Japan's best-selling fiction of 2012," was also added to the News corner. Literature/Fiction■ Ko Amemura, Nenmaku tokage (Slime Lizards)■ Jiro … Details

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    Books from Japan was updated on February 1, 2013, adding synopses for 12 works of fiction, 6 of nonfiction, and 10 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "Hiroshi Sakurazaka work to become Hollywood movie: a Japanese light … Details

  • 2013/01/15 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on January 15, 2013, adding synopses for 9 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 4 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) A new article, "A flowering of police novels," was also added to the … Details

  • 2012/12/18 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on December 15, 2012, adding synopses for 5 works of fiction, 2 of nonfiction, and 7 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.) Literature/Fiction ■ Tomoyuki Hoshino, Mezameyo to ningyo wa utau   ("Wake Up," Sings the … Details

  • 2012/12/05 Updates

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    Books from Japan was updated on November 30, 2012, adding synopses for 8 works of fiction, 6 of nonfiction, and 5 children & YA titles. The new titles are listed below. (Italicized English titles are those of finished translations; others are tentative titles.)  Literature/Fiction ■ Yumeaki Hirayama, Daina  (Diner) ■ Mitsuyo Kakuta, Kami no tsuki  (Paper Moon) ■ Mitsuyo … Details