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New Japanese Voices: The Best Contemporary Fiction from Japan - A Morgan Entrekin book (Paperback)
  • New Japanese Voices: The Best Contemporary Fiction from Japan - A Morgan Entrekin book (Paperback)
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New Japanese Voices: The Best Contemporary Fiction from Japan - A Morgan Entrekin book (Paperback)

(author of introduction), (editor)
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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 25/08/2000
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A "New York Times Book Review" Editor's Choice
Born after Hiroshima, the writers in this dazzling collection of short stories represent the American debut of the best contemporary Japanese fiction. Inhabiting the exotic interstice between cultural traditionalism and high-tech futurism, the stories in this volume offer a rich portrait of the Japanese sensibility the zeitgeist that is transforming the way the rest of the world views itself. Sections include Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto, A Callow Fellow of Jewish Descent by Masahiko Shimada, On Meeting My 100 Percent Woman One Fine April Morning by Haruki Murakami, Swallowtails by Shiina Mkoto, God Is Nowhere; God Is Now Here by Itoh Seikoh, X-Rated Blanket by Eimi Yamada, Yu-Hee by Yang Ji Lee, On a Moonless Night by Sei Takekawa, Living in a Maze by Kyoji Kobayashi, The Imitation of Leibniz by Genichiro Takahashi, The Unsinkable Molly Brown by Tamio Kageyama, and Wine by Mariko Hayashi.
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Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871135223
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 226 x 153 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Mitsios assembles an impressive range of literary ambassadors. This anthology should firmly resolve debates about the vitality of Japanese fiction." --Publishers Weekly

"A happy marriage of contemporary Western culture with the traditional Japanese sensibility makes this story collection by young Japanese writers a worthwhile successor to a distinguished literary past." --Kirkus Reviews

"Ms. Mitsios has assembled an intelligent collection." --Herbert Mitgang, New York Times Book Review

Mitsios assembles an impressive range of literary ambassadors. This anthology should firmly resolve debates about the vitality of Japanese fiction. Publishers Weekly
A happy marriage of contemporary Western culture with the traditional Japanese sensibility makes this story collection by young Japanese writers a worthwhile successor to a distinguished literary past. Kirkus Reviews
"Ms. Mitsios has assembled an intelligent collection." Herbert Mitgang, New York Times Book Review
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