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Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

The Akutagawa Prize-winning stories from the author of Strange Weather in TokyoIn these three haunting and lyrical stories, three young…

Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki

Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hopeDivorced and cut off from his family,…

Slow Boat by Hideo Furukawa

A startling novella from the heir to Haruki Murakami and Gabriel Garcia MarquezTrapped in Tokyo, left behind by a series…