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Author: Yuka IgarashiSayaka MurataToshiki OkadaDavid MitchellRuth OzekiAll authors
Publisher: London : Granta, [2014] ©2014
Series: Granta, 127.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Everyone knows this country and no one knows it. This issue presents twenty new Japans by its writers and artists, and by residents and visitors and neighbours. A special edition of Granta published simultaneously in English and Japanese (as Granta Japan with Waseda Bungaku, 1).
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Genre/Form: Collections
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuka Igarashi; Sayaka Murata; Toshiki Okada; David Mitchell; Ruth Ozeki; Kyōko Nakajima; Tao Lin; Yuji Hamada; Hiromi Kawakami; Kimiki Hahn; Hiroko Oyamada; Yumiko Utsu; Pico Iyer; Andrés Felipe Solano; Tō Enjō; David Peace; Daisuke Yokota; Adam Johnson; Yukiko Motoya; Rebecca Solnit; Tomoyuki Hoshino
ISBN: 9781905881772 1905881770
OCLC Number: 880431790
Notes: Cover title.
"Everyone knows this country and no one knows this country and no one knows it. Here are twenty new Japans by its writers and artists, and by residents and visitors and neighbours. A special issue of Granta, published simultaneously in Japanese and English."--Back cover.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: A clean marriage / Sayaka Murata --
Breakfast / Toshiki Okada --
Variations on a theme by mister donut / David Mitchell --
Linked / Ruth Ozeki --
Things remembered and things forgotten / Kyoko Nakajima --
Final fantasy III / Tao Lin --
Primal mountain / Yuji Hamada --
Blue moon / Hiromi Kawakami --
The japanese firefly squid / Kimiki Hahn --
Spider lilies / Hiroko Oyamada --
Out of ark / Yumiko Utsu --
The beauty of the package / Pico Iyer --
Pig skin / Andrés Felipe Solano --
Printable / Toh EnJoe --
After the war, before the war / David Peace --
From site / Daisuke Yokota --
Scavengers / Adam Johnson --
The dogs / Yukiko Motoya --
Arrival gates / Rebecca Solnit --
Pink / Tomoyuki Hoshino.
Series Title: Granta, 127.
Responsibility: [issue editor, Yuka Igarashi].

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The nature of what's authentic and what's not confounds me daily in Japan.' - Pico Iyer, 'The Beauty of the Package' 'I wanted to make something that showed "real" and "fake" becoming friendly with  Read more...

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