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Yoshimoto, Banana 1964-

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,641 publications in 25 languages and 15,108 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Feminist fiction  Psychological fiction  Catalogues raisonnés  Bildungsromans  Interviews  Diaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, zxx, Originator
Classifications: PL865.O7138, 895.635
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Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
163 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
When Banana Yoshimoto's Kitchen was first published in Japan in 1988, "Banana-mania" seized the country. Kitchen won two of Japan's most prestigious literary prizes, climbed its way to the top of the best-seller list, then remained there for over a year and sold millions of copies. With the appearance of the critically acclaimed Tugumi (1989) and NP (1991), the Japanese literary world realized that in Banana Yoshimoto it was confronted not with a passing fluke but with a
N.P. : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
102 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
The lives of people in both straight and lesbian relationships, all with connections to a book entitled NP. They include the author's children and the translator's mistress. Written by one of Japan's leading pop writers
Goodbye, Tsugumi : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
87 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Having grown up by the sea with her invalid cousin Tsugumi, Maria moves to Tokyo and encounters university life and impending adulthood, and spending a last summer with her cousin, she comes to a new understanding about home and family
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
62 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Already an international bestseller, "Asleep" comprises three novellas of women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself suddenly unable to stay awake. And a third finds her sleep haunted by a woman she was once pitted against in a love triangle
Lizard by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
67 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Six short stories by a Japanese woman writer known for her unusual themes. In Blood and Water, a woman abandons the religious commune where she was raised, goes to the big city and finds another idol of worship, a charismatic lover. The story looks at the connection between spiritual and romantic fervor. By the author of Kitchen
The lake by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
The tale of a young woman who moves to Tokyo after the death of her mother, hoping to get over her grief and start a career as a graphic artist
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
48 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 815 libraries worldwide
A Japanese woman's struggle to regain her memory. She is Saku-chan, a barmaid who suffered a head injury in a fall. She meets her dead sister's lover and the two have an affair which helps her recover. By the author of Lizard
Hardboiled ; & Hard luck by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Presents two novellas, one about a young woman's dream about an ex-lover while on a hiking trip, and the other about the sister of a woman lying in a coma
Honeymoon by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Kanashii yokan by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In Moshi-Moshi, Yoshie's much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly residents that they can finally start to put their painful past behind them. However, despite their attempts to move forward, Yoshie is haunted by nightmares in which her father is looking for the phone he left behind on the day he died, or on which she is trying--unsuccessfully--to call him. Is her dead father trying to communicate a message to her through these dreams?
Deddo endo no omoide by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Sly by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Wu qing / e yun by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Utakata ; Sankuchuari by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Bu lun yu nan mei by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Yoshitomo Nara : the complete works by Yoshitomo Nara( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Karada wa zenbu shitteiru by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Japanese and Korean and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Midori no yubi -- Bōto -- Nishibi -- Kuroi ageha -- Tadokorosan -- Chīsana sakana -- Mīra -- Akarui yūgata -- Honshin -- Hana to arashi to -- Oyaji no aji -- Saundo obu sairensu -- Īkagen
Sonno profondo by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Italian and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Queste tre storie, dice Banana Yoshimoto, raccontano la notte di alcuni personaggi che si trovano in una situazione di blocco, in una fase in cui il flusso regolare del tempo si è interrotto. In questa sospensione, emergono i temi a lei più cari, i percorsi del suicidio, la decadenza dell'istituzione familiare, il ruolo della sessualità, ritratti questa volta in noir, per suscitare una forte emozione
H/H by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Italian and held by 64 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Banana Jošimoto
Banana Yoshimoto.
Banana Yoshimoto Japanese writer
Banana Yoshimoto japanische Schriftstellerin
Banana Yoshimoto Japans schrijfster
Banana Yoshimoto japansk författare
Banana Yoshimoto japansk skribent
Banana Yoshimoto japońska pisarka
Banana Yoshimoto scrittrice giapponese
Ëсимото, Банана
Jiben, Banana 1964-
Jošimoto, Banana
Jošimoto, Banana 1964-
Mahoko, Yoshimoto, 1964-
Maiko Yoshimoto.
Maoko
Yōchimōto, Bānānā, 1964-
Yoshimoto, Banana
Yoshimoto, Banana 1964-
Yoshimoto , Mahoko
Yoshimoto Mahoko 1964-....
Yoshimoto, Maiko.
Yoshimoto'o, Banana
Yosimotò, Banana.
Yosimotʻo, Banana 1964-
Банана Есимото 1964-
Банана Ёсимото японская писательница
Банана Йошімото
Ёsimoto, Banana
Ёсимото, Банана 1964-
Есимото М. 1964-
Майко Есимото 1964-
בננה יושימוטו
יושימוטו, בננה
بنانا يوشيموتو
بەنانا یۆشیمۆتۆ
길본바나나 1964-
길본진수자 1964-
요시모토 마호코 1964-
요시모토, 바나나
よしもと, ばなな
よしもと, ばなな 1964-
よしもとばなな 1964-
ヨシモト, バナナ
ヨシモト, バナナ 1964-
ヨシモト, マホコ
ヨシモト, マホコ 1964-
吉本, ばなな 1964-...
吉本, 真秀子
吉本 真秀子 1964-....
吉本, 香蕉
吉本ばなな
吉本ばなな 1964-
吉本バナナ 1964-
吉本本 ばなな 1964-....
吉本芭娜娜
吉本芭娜娜 1964-
吉本真秀子 1964-
Languages
Japanese (222)
English (164)
Italian (108)
Chinese (108)
Spanish (62)
German (34)
Vietnamese (13)
French (12)
Korean (12)
Russian (7)
Dutch (5)
Finnish (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Hebrew (4)
Albanian (3)
Danish (3)
Galician (2)
Romanian (2)
Polish (1)
Indonesian (1)
Czech (1)
Portuguese (1)
Catalan (1)
Slovak (1)
Thai (1)
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