A dazzlingly impressive collection of stories from this generation’s Kenzaburo Oe. Advertisements
A simple plot reveals complex inquiries of gender roles and modernization in a transitional period of Japan’s modern history.
Why haven’t you bought this already? It’s great!
A very well-written, pleasant story about two lonely people connecting, but lacks the oomph of Manazuru.
An essential collection of contemporary writers, with something for everyone.
Lying somewhere between a character study and a traditional thriller, The Thief doesn’t quite transcend the clichés it employs, but is enjoyable nonetheless.
A fun and thought-provoking blend of serious, inquisitive sci-fi and fun, action-packed sci-fi that is truly epic.