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    • by Jean Pasley The year is 1890. Western influences are flooding into Japan. A nomadic Irishman arrives to record this unique culture before it vanishes. In this richly imagined novel, late nineteenth century Japan is brought vividly to life. Based on the remarkable experiences of the Irish writer, Lafcadio Hearn, and drawing on his letters, essays and books, Jean Pasley…
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    • — Memoirs of an illegal daughter by Shen Yang Translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman   ‘I broke a law simply by being born.’ In the late 1980s, Shen Yang was born during the fiercest years of China’s One-Child Policy. As the second daughter of the family, she was a massive liability – an excess child, a product of illegal…
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  • Poems 2020: Translation from Russian, Polish and Japanese, Notes and Commentary Quick View
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    • Collection of Short Stories by Huang Chun-Ming Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt From trains to classrooms to mountains, in this collection of short stories, Huang Chunming traverses across the Taiwan island to deliver his readers bewitching stories of love, loss, and family. Each story crafts a poignant snapshot depicting private minds in public spaces. A young man has…
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  • The Blood of Gutoku Quick View
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    • A Jack Riddley Mystery in Japan by J. W. Traphagan Jack Riddley is an anthropologist all too ready to retire - he is done with university politics and is eager to start his new life in a sleepy village in northern Japan. What wasn't involved in his retirement plan is for a murder to occur just as he arrives in…
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  • The Charter: And Thirteen Other Stories about Japan Quick View
  • The Illusions of Self: Tanka by Takuboku Ishikawa, with notes and commentary Quick View
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    • by Yeng Pway Ngon   When the fervour of revolution is gone, what remains? Four leftist teenagers in 1950s Malaya dedicate themselves to overthrowing colonialism and bringing about a better world. With time, their paths diverge — into capitalism, into adultery, into the dark heart of the Cultural Revolution. Disillusioned and middle-aged, they look back at their lives from the…
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  • Wholly Esenin: Poems by Sergei Esenin Quick View
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    • Translated from the Russian, Notes and Commentary by Roger Pulvers. "If you want to know how Russians feel about their country, read the poetry of Sergei Esenin. "The 'old plank bridge' spans not only eras but centuries; not only one Russia with another, but Russia with the rest of the world." So writes acclaimed author and translator Roger Pulvers about…
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  • A Classic Tragedy: Short Stories Quick View
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    • by Xu Xiaobin With her delightfully evocative prose, Xu Xiaobin presents us with a collection of stories crawling with fraught power dynamics, strange events, and unsettling images. Not only does she write about women, but the worlds around them, the fears that dog them, and the histories that haunt them. Xu’s entangled plots sneak up on the reader and make…
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  • A Platform with No Timetable Quick View
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    • Collection of Short Stories by Huang Chun-Ming Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt A Taiwanese businessman is forced to serve as a pimp for a group of seven Japanese men in his home village of Chiao-hsi. The formerly well-respected Ah-Le and his wife bear the weight of shame that his impotence has brought upon them. A young man drives…
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  • Exile or Pursuit Quick View
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    • by Chia Joo Ming   Hok Leong only knows one thing about his future: he does not want to become an office boy buying coffee for his superiors. Beyond this, he wants only to roam the streets of Singapore with his rough and tumble gang of boys—that is, until he is assigned to be the Chinese tutor for the new…
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