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    Yasunari Kawabata

    Dandelions

    $21.00

    Ineko has lost the ability to see things. At first it was a ping-pong ball, then it was her fiancé. The doctors call it 'body blindness', and she i...

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    Sayaka Murata

    Earthlings

    $22.00

    translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an ali...

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    Jon Dowling

    From Japan

    $19.00

    From Japan is a collection of work from some of the most talented agencies in Japan, such as Nendo, MR Design, Grand Deluxe, Daikoku Design Institu...

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    Natsuo Kirino

    Grotesque

    $23.00

    Two prostitutes are murdered in Tokyo. Twenty years previously both women were educated at the same elite school for young ladies, and had seemingl...

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  • Mieko Kawakami

    Heaven

    $29.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-June 2021. Click here to find out m...

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    Banana Yoshimoto

    Kitchen

    $20.00

    Kitchen juxtaposes two tales about mothers, transsexuality, bereavement, kitchens, love and tragedy in contemporary Japan. It is a startlingly orig...

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    Alex Kerr

    Lost Japan

    $26.00

    An enchanting and fascinating insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future. Originally written in Japanese, this passionate, vividl...

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    Eiyû Murakoshi

    Now And Zen

    $21.00

    In this short introduction to Zen Buddhism, a practising Japanese monk shares the many lessons he has learned from life inside a temple. With charm...

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  • George H. Kerr

    Okinawa

    $39.00

    Okinawa: The History of an Island People is the definitive book available in English on the history of Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands, and an influ...

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    Cecile Brun and Olivier Pichard

    Onibi

    $22.00

    Onibi: Diary of a Yokai Ghost Hunter follows the adventures of two young foreigners as they travel to a remote and mysterious corner of Japan. Alon...

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    Natsuo Kirino

    Out

    $22.00

    In the Tokyo suburbs four women work the graveyard shift at a factory. Burdened with heavy debts, alienated from husbands and children, they all se...

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    Natsuo Kirino

    Out

    $24.00

    In the Tokyo suburbs four women work the draining graveyard shift at a boxed-lunch factory. Burdened with chores and heavy debts and isolated from ...

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    Shūsaku Endō

    Silence

    $22.00

    translated by William Johnston Beneath the light of the candle I am sitting with my hands on my knees, staring in front of me. And I keep turning o...

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