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  • Sandwiches on the Ginza
    Yōko Hiramatsu / Jirō Taniguchi

    Sandwiches on the Ginza サンドウィッチは銀座で

    Author Yōko Hiramatsu is known for her essays on the culture of food and dining. Here she writes about her travels not only around Tokyo but all over Japan, taking readers along with her to… … Details

  • The Mysterious Forest Wonderland: A Coloring Book with Puzzles

    The Mysterious Forest Wonderland: A Coloring Book with Puzzles 不思議の森のWonderland: パズルも遊べて心がなごむぬりえBook

    This delightful coloring book for children and adults mixes intricately patterned coloring pages with color-by-number puzzles. Many of the pages include sections that don’t look like anything because they are chopped into small pieces by… … Details

  • Gorillas Galore
    Nao Takabatake

    Gorillas Galore みんなにゴリラ

    A little boy whimsically imagines that everyone around him is a gorilla. Mama calls out, “Time to clean your room!” But when the reader turns the page, a cutout in the page frames Mama’s face… … Details

  • Four Seasons of Make-It-Yourself Fun
    Sawako Marubayashi

    Four Seasons of Make-It-Yourself Fun 1ねんきせつのこうさくあそび

    From indoor projects using empty boxes and origami paper, to outdoor play with soap bubbles and flower garlands, this book is filled with make-it-yourself projects to last all year long, with ideas for every season… … Details

  • Three Dimples on the Riverbed
    Yōko Nishigaki

    Three Dimples on the Riverbed 川床にえくぼが三つ

    Thirteen-year-old Ayane spends part of her summer vacation during the eighth grade on a research trip to a fossil bed in Java with her geologist aunt Fūko, a stratigraphic specialist. Ayane is still wavering about… … Details

  • On the Line
    Shaw Kuzki

    On the Line オン・ザ・ライン

    Kan is a literary-minded boy who’s also big on athletics. When he enters high school, he becomes friends with Takayuki, a boy of similar interests who is an accomplished tennis player. At Takayuki’s urging, Kan… … Details

  • The Barbershop by the Sea
    Hiroshi Ogiwara

    The Barbershop by the Sea 海の見える理髪店

    A collection of six stories linked by the common theme of family bonds?the strong and unbreakable ties between father and son, mother and daughter, husband and wife. The title story is set in a barbershop… … Details

  • Held Accountable
    Shun Ioka

    A character of unregenerate evil who has always managed to avoid accountability for his crimes finally gets his comeuppance in this perfect exemplar of the crime thriller. Two distantly related boys who originally meet as… … Details

  • Land King
    Jun Ikeido

    Kohaze-ya is a long-established maker of tabi socks in the city of Gyōda, a northern suburb of Tokyo. Suitable for wearing with zori, geta, and other thonged footwear used with traditional Japanese clothing, tabi?are split… … Details

  • Body Parts
    Asa Nonami

    In this collection of five non-supernatural horror stories, respectively titled “Navel,” “Bloodstream,” “Cowlick,” “Butt,” and “Chin,” author Asa Nonami expertly choreographs a slow but sure devolution from normal to abnormal as fixations on the eponymous… … Details

  • Staph
    Shūsuke Michio

    Staph スタフ

    A non-stop suspense thriller in which an ordinary woman becomes entangled in events that could shake the entertainment industry with scandal, forcing her to navigate one difficult situation after another, and leading both her and… … Details

  • Fiction King
    Kazumasa Hayami

    Fiction King 小説王

    Shuntarō is a literary editor for a major publishing house. His childhood friend Toyotaka is a novelist who made a spectacular debut while still in college but has had no notable successes since. They promised… … Details

  • Her Again
    Atsushi Matsuhisa

    Her Again もういっかい彼女

    Keita Tomiya, 29, is a freelance writer commissioned by a magazine to write a story on Jun Sasada, 66, a writer of erotic fiction who was highly active two to three decades ago but has… … Details

  • Too Much of Nothing
    Kyoichi Katayama

    Too Much of Nothing なにもないことが多すぎる

    Set in a regional city, the story centers on an average high-school boy, the first-person narrator, who plays guitar in a four-member band and is almost obsessively focused on figuring out how to express himself… … Details

  • Poison Daughter, Holy Mother
    Kanae Minato

    Poison Daughter, Holy Mother ポイズンドーター・ホーリーマザー

    A collection of six mysteries involving incidents of murder, injurious assault, and such by a writer regarded as the originator and queen of the genre known as iyamisu in Japan?literally, “eww mysteries.” The term refers… … Details

  • Utopia
    Kanae Minato

    Utopia ユートピア

    The lives of three women in Hanasaki, a fictitious small town on the Pacific coast of Japan, are traced for a little over a year in this insightful novel. The town is home to the… … Details

  • News of Lupin
    Hideo Yokoyama

    News of Lupin ルパンの消息

    With barely 24 hours left before the statute of limitations will expire, the police receive an anonymous tip claiming that a death ruled a suicide 15 years ago was actually a murder. Maiko Mine’s body… … Details

  • Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 12: Clinical Medicine of Rabbits
    Masayo Tagawa

    Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 12: Clinical Medicine of Rabbits エキゾチック臨床 Vol. 12 ウサギの疾病と治療

    This is the last of four volumes dealing with rabbits in the Exotic Animal Practice Series. Illustrations and photographs are effectively used to explain differential diagnoses for commonly observed symptoms, as well as treatment techniques… … Details

  • Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 14: Clinical Medicine of Tortoises and Turtles
    Hitoshi Koieyama

    Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 14: Clinical Medicine of Tortoises and Turtles エキゾチック臨床 Vol. 14 カメの診療 診療法の基礎と臨床手技

    Medical care of tortoises and turtles requires an accurate understanding of their mode of life, feeding habits, and other biological characteristics, as these ectothermic animals are significantly influenced by external environmental factors. Designed to help… … Details

  • Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 15: Clinical Medicine of Guinea Pigs
    Yasutsugu Miwa

    Exotic Animal Practice Series Vol. 15: Clinical Medicine of Guinea Pigs エキゾチック臨床 Vol. 15 モルモットの診療

    Guinea pigs have peculiar anatomical and physiological characteristics compared to other rodents. For example, these small tailless rodents cannot synthesize vitamin C in their bodies. They need to be handled with great care because of… … Details