From the best-selling author of Strange Weather in Tokyo comes a collection of playful, delightful, delectable Japanese micro-fiction
Hiromi Kawakami is one of Japan's most popular contemporary
novelists, famous for her offbeat literary fiction. She was awarded
the Akutagawa Prize in 1996 and her novel Strange Weather in Tokyo
was shortlisted for both the Man Asian Prize and the Independent
Foreign Fiction Prize and has been translated into thirteen
languages. She is also the author of The Nakano Thrift Shop
and The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino.
Ted Goossen is Professor of Japanese Literature at York University in Toronto and has translated Haruki Murakami among others.