Five more Japanese woman authors you should be reading.
The nominees for the 150th Akutagawa and Naoki Prizes have been announced. The prizes will be awarded on January 16th. The Akutagawa and Naoki Prizes are usually awarded in January […]
Since the new year, I’ve been trying to read more books by Japanese women, with a view to eventually making other people read them as well. So in no particular […]
The Back I Want to Kick (excerpt) 蹴りたい背中 (Keritai senaka) by WATAYA Risa Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, 2003 Soon after track practice started, large raindrops began to fall with a […]