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Monstress Volume 1: Awakening

Monstress Volume 1: Awakening

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Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steampunk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the...
Lonely Castle in the Mirror

Lonely Castle in the Mirror

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Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami A #1 Japanese bestseller and winner of the influential Japan booksellers' award. For fans of Before the Coffee Gets Cold, fairy tale...
Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

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In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its...
The Memory Police

The Memory Police

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Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2020, an enthralling Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance from one of Japan's greatest writers.Finalist for the National Book Award 2019. Longlisted...
The Decagon House Murders

The Decagon House Murders

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Translated by Ho-Ling WongA classic Japanese murder mystery inspired by the golden age of British crimewriting.The members of a university mystery club decide to visit an island which was the...
Earthlings

Earthlings

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Translated by Ginny Tapley TakemoriMind-blowing, dark and wild, the new novel from Sayaka Murata — author of bestseller Convenience Store Woman — asks: how far would you go just to...
After the Quake

After the Quake

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Tales of upheaval and confusion, longing and love in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake.For the characters in After the Quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past...
Tales from the Cafe (Before the Coffee Gets Cold #2)

Tales from the Cafe (Before the Coffee Gets Cold #2)

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In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its...
Terminal Boredom

Terminal Boredom

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The first English language publication of the work of Izumi Suzuki, a legend of Japanese science fiction and a countercultural icon.On a planet where men are contained in ghettoised isolation,...
Pachinko

Pachinko

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A victorian epic transplanted to Japan, following a Korean family of immigrants through eight decades and four generations. 'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us...
Convenience Store Woman

Convenience Store Woman

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Translated by Ginny Tapley TakemoriThe surprise smash hit — Japan's answer to Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.Meet Keiko.Keiko is 36 years old. She's never had a boyfriend, and she's been...
Heaven

Heaven

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2022 From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp and illuminating novel about a teenage...
The Last Children of Tokyo

The Last Children of Tokyo

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Translated by Margaret MitsutaniYoshiro celebrated his hundredth birthday many years ago, but every morning before work he still goes running in the park with his rent-a-dog. He is one of...
Speak, Okinawa

Speak, Okinawa

$29.99
A MemoirA daughter born between two cultures — the US and Japan — grapples with the question: where is my home, and how will I recognise it when I reach...
How Do You Live?

How Do You Live?

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM STUDIO GHIBLIThe beloved multi-million copy bestselling Japanese classic about finding one's place in the world'In How Do You Live?, Copper, our hero, and his...
Confessions of a Mask

Confessions of a Mask

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Translated by Meredith WeatherbyLong regarded as one of the most important novels to appear in post-war Japan, Confessions of a Mask is an allegory of a lonely boy’s yearning quest...
The Dragonfly Will be the Messiah

The Dragonfly Will be the Messiah

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In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental worksOver the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living...
Breasts and Eggs

Breasts and Eggs

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A New York Times 'Notable Book of 2020' One of Elena Ferrante's 'Top 40 Books by Female Authors' 'A sharply observed and heartbreaking portrait of what it means to be...
The Aosawa Murders

The Aosawa Murders

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Translated by Alison WattsWinner of the 59th Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Best Novel'This spine-chilling masterpiece will make you aware of the dark places in your own heart.' —...
Before Your Memory Fades (Before the Coffee Gets Cold #3)

Before Your Memory Fades (Before the Coffee Gets Cold #3)

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The third novel in the international bestselling Before the Coffee Gets Cold, following four new customers in a cafe where customers can travel back in time.In northern Japan, overlooking the...
Cold Enough for Snow

Cold Enough for Snow

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Winner of the 2023 Victorian Premier’s Prize for LiteratureThe inaugural winner of The Novel Prize, an international biennial award established by Giramondo (Australia), Fitzcarraldo Editions (UK) and New Directions (USA)....
Turning Point: 1997 - 2008

Turning Point: 1997 - 2008

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The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki’s career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions about some of his most popular films, including Spirited Away and Ponyo.In the...
Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection

Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection

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An innocent love becomes a bloody hell in another superb collection by master of horror Junji Ito. Ryusuke returns to the town he once lived in because rumours are swirling...
Bullet Train

Bullet Train

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Translated by Sam MalissaFive assassins find themselves on a bullet train from Tokyo competing for a suitcase full of money. Who will get to the last station alive? An original...
Things Remembered and Things Forgotten

Things Remembered and Things Forgotten

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Translated by Ginny Takemori and Ian MacDonaldThis prize-winning Japanese author offers stories haunted by history.'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other...
S?seki Natsume's I Am A Cat: The Manga Edition

S?seki Natsume's I Am A Cat: The Manga Edition

$22.99
The tale of a cat with no name but great wisdom!Illustrated by Zack Davisson and Chiroru KobatoJapan's beloved literary masterpiece brought to life in manga form! Soseki Natsume's comic masterpiece,...
Secret Rendezvous

Secret Rendezvous

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A Kafaesque marvel and a biting satire of bureaucracy, medicine and modern lifeIn Tokyo, in the middle of the night, an uncalled-for ambulance arrives to spirit away a man's wife,...
The Ruined Map

The Ruined Map

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A hardboiled detective story that combines the narrative suspense of Chandler with the psychological suspense of DostoevskyMr Nemuro, a respected salesman, disappeared over half a year ago, but only now...
Venus in the Blind Spot

Venus in the Blind Spot

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A “best of” collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito.This striking collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring...
What You Are Looking For is in the Library

What You Are Looking For is in the Library

$32.99
Translated by Alison Watts THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL For fans of The Midnight Library and Before the Coffee Gets Cold, this soul-stirring Japanese novel shows how the perfect book recommendation...
Life Ceremony

Life Ceremony

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Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori From the author of international bestseller Convenience Store Woman comes a collection of short fiction: weird, out of this world and like nothing you've read...
Starting Point: 1979 - 1996

Starting Point: 1979 - 1996

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Japan's most popular filmmaker speaks on life, love, and the world of anime. The Starting Point...of the Greatest Career in Animation HistoryIn the first two decades of his career, filmmaker...
Strange Tales from Japan

Strange Tales from Japan

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99 Chilling Stories of Yokai, Ghosts, Demons and the SupernaturalTranslated by William Scott WilsonPrepare to be spooked by these chilling Japanese short stories! Strange Tales from Japan presents 99 spine-tingling...
The Box Man

The Box Man

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Kobo Abe's existential and entertaining masterpiece'This is the record of a box man'The streets of Tokyo have been seeing a strange phenomenon recently — people who have decided to live...
Timecode of a Face

Timecode of a Face

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A revelatory treatise from the Women’s Prize-winning, Booker-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being about how her face has shaped and been shaped by her life.What did your...
Idol, Burning

Idol, Burning

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Translated by Asa YonedaWINNER OF THE 2021 AKUTAGAWA PRIZE'My oshi was on fire. Word was he'd punched a fan'High school student Akari has only one passion in her life: her...
Diary of a Void

Diary of a Void

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Translated by Emily North A hilarious Japanese debut novel, where a young woman, thoroughly fed up with gendered expectations at work, announces she's pregnant. She's not. Thirty-four-year-old Ms Shibata works...
The Kamogawa Food Detectives

The Kamogawa Food Detectives

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What's the one dish you'd do anything to taste just one more time? Down a quiet backstreet in Kyoto exists a very special restaurant called the Kamogawa Diner run by...
Scattered All Over the Earth

Scattered All Over the Earth

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Translated by Margaret MitsutaniA mind-expanding, cheerfully dystopian novel about friendship, difference and what it means to belong, by a National Book Award-winning novelist.Welcome to the not-too-distant future. Japan, having vanished...
The Honjin Murders

The Honjin Murders

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Translated by Louise Heal KawaiJapan's greatest classic murder mystery, translated into English for the first time.In the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the...
The Ark Sakura

The Ark Sakura

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A surreal work of science fiction from one of Japan's most brilliant novelists In anticipation of a coming nuclear apocalypse, Mole has converted a huge underground quarry into an 'ark'....
Remina

Remina

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Another of Junji Ito's classics, the sci-fi masterwork Remina tells the chilling tale of a hell star. An unknown planet emerges from inside a wormhole, and its discoverer, Dr. Oguro,...
Sensor

Sensor

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Horror master Junji Ito explores a new frontier with a grand cosmic horror tale in which a mysterious woman has her way with the world!A woman walks alone at the...
What Cats Want

What Cats Want

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An illustrated guide for truly understanding your catJapan's leading cat doctor tells you EVERYTHING you need to know about feline behaviourCats are so mysterious. What makes them climb into tiny...
The Woman in the Purple Skirt

The Woman in the Purple Skirt

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Clever, bewildering and darkly comic, The Woman in the Purple Skirt is the story of two women whose lives are set to become terribly entwined.I suppose what I'm trying to...
There's No Such Thing as an Easy Job

There's No Such Thing as an Easy Job

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Translated by Polly BartonConvenience Store Woman meets My Year of Rest and Relaxation in this strange, compelling, darkly funny tale of one woman's search for meaning in the modern workplaceA...
The Book of Form and Emptiness

The Book of Form and Emptiness

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Winner of the 2022 Women’s PrizeIf you let it — if you listen — a book could change your life.After his father dies, Benny Oh finds he can hear objects...
Tokyo Ever After

Tokyo Ever After

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Who, me? Princess?Izumi Tanaka has lived an uneventful seventeen years in her small, mostly white, northern California town, keenly aware of all the ways in which her family is different...
Japan: the World Vegetarian

Japan: the World Vegetarian

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One of the launch titles for the new World Vegetarian series, Reiko Hashimoto celebrates the incredible vegetarian cuisine of JapanOne of the first books in a brand-new series, Reiko Hashimoto...
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Butter

$32.99
The cult Japanese bestseller about a female gourmet cook and serial killer and the journalist intent on cracking her case, inspired by a true story. There are two things that...