Convenience Store Woman

01 June 2019 | By Sayaka Murata | Filed in: japanese-literature.

Convenience Store Woman is the heartwarming and surprising story of thirty six year old Tokyo resident Keiko Furukura Keiko has never fit in, neither in her family, nor in school, but when at the age of eighteen she begins working at the Hiiromachi branch of Smile Mart, she finds peace and purpos

Ikigai: Los secretos de Japón para una vida larga y feliz

20 November 2017 | By Hector Garcia Puigcerver | Filed in: japanese-literature.

Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years Japanese proverb n nAccording to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigai a reason for living And according to the residents of the Japanese village with the world s longest living people, finding it is the key to a happier and longer l

The Woman in the White Kimono

09 August 2017 | By Ana Johns | Filed in: japanese-literature.

Oceans and decades apart, two women are inextricably bound by the secrets between them n nJapan, 1957 Seventeen year old Naoko Nakamura s prearranged marriage to the son of her father s business associate would secure her family s status in their traditional Japanese community, but Naoko has fallen

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

22 April 2019 | By Toshikazu Kawaguchi | Filed in: japanese-literature.

n What would you change if you could go back in time n n nIn a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a caf which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for than one hundred years But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience the chance to travel back in time n nIn Before the Co

A Man

14 October 2019 | By Keiichirō Hirano | Filed in: japanese-literature.

n A man follows another man s trail of lies in a compelling psychological story about the search for identity, by Japan s award winning literary sensation Keiichiro Hirano in his first novel to be translated into English nAkira Kido is a divorce attorney whose own marriage is in danger of being des

Killing Commendatore

27 December 2017 | By Haruki Murakami | Filed in: japanese-literature.

The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best selling author of 1Q84 n nIn Killing Commendatore, a thirty something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada When he discovers a previously uns

鬼滅の刃 7 [Kimetsu no Yaiba 7] (Kimetsu no Yaiba, #7)

13 March 2018 | By Koyoharu Gotouge | Filed in: japanese-literature.

Giappone, albori del Ventesimo Secolo Il giovane Tanjiro, un gentile venditore di carbone, vede la sua quotidianit stravolta dallo sterminio della famiglia a opera di un demone L unica rimasta in vita la sorella minore Nezuko, che tuttavia stata trasformata in un demone a sua volta Per farla