A dazzlingly impressive collection of stories from this generation’s Kenzaburo Oe. Advertisements
Filmmaker and actor Beat Takeshi’s novel reads more like a movie, in ways both good and bad.
A simple plot reveals complex inquiries of gender roles and modernization in a transitional period of Japan’s modern history. Advertisements
Why haven’t you bought this already? It’s great! Advertisements
An ambitious novel filled with great ideas, but marred by flat writing and an unclear message. Advertisements
A very well-written, pleasant story about two lonely people connecting, but lacks the oomph of Manazuru. Advertisements
An essential collection of contemporary writers, with something for everyone. Advertisements