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Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu

Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu

by Xu Xu, translated by Frederik H. Green

Works of a major Chinese writer--liberal, cosmopolitan, and lyrically exotic--once banned but now embraced...

Forty-Seven Samurai

Forty-Seven Samurai

by Hiroaki Sato

One of the most spectacular vendettas ever: the history and haiku behind the mass-suicide featured in the 2013 film 47 Ronin.

Oh, Tama!

Oh, Tama!

by Mieko Kanai

A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man

Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man

by Steve Alpert

A unique behind-the-scenes look at Japanese business and how the animated films of Hayao Miyazaki were introduced to the world.

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