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Yoshimoto, Banana 1964-

Overview
Works: 380 works in 1,275 publications in 23 languages and 13,703 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Feminist fiction  Short stories, Japanese  Psychological fiction  Catalogs  Interviews  Diaries  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PL865.O7138, 895.635
Publication Timeline
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Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
97 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 1,967 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 )
77 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 14 languages and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
En kendt japansk forfatter har ved sit selvmord efterladt en novellesamling. Da den oversættes til engelsk følges den af en forbandelse, der afdækker livstræthed, incest og uhyggelige erotiske forviklinger
The lake by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,041 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
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 914 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 )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 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
Goodbye, Tsugumi : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 890 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
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 845 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 )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 716 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
Tsugumi / Tugumi / Banana Yoshimoto by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Die Geschichte eines eigenwilligen, unbändigen, von Krankheit gezeichneten jungen Mädchens, das sich mit ungeheurer Energie gegen ihren schwächlichen Körper und das Mitleid der anderen auflehnt
Kitchin by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Shirakawa yofune by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Sly by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Utakata ; Sankuchuari by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Kanashii yokan by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Tokage by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Amurita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Yoshitomo Nara : the complete works by Yoshitomo Nara( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Honeymoon by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Italian and Japanese and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Lucertola by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Italian and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Karada wa zenbu shitteiru by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 59 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Banana Yoshimoto.
Jiben, Banana 1964-
Jošimoto, Banana 1964-
Mahoko, Yoshimoto, 1964-
Maiko Yoshimoto.
Maoko
Yoshimoto, Banana
Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964-
Yoshimoto, Mahoko
Yoshimoto Mahoko 1964-....
Yoshimoto, Maiko.
Yoshimoto'o, Banana
Yosimotò, Banana.
Yosimotʻo, Banana 1964-
Ёсимото, Банана 1964-
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
吉本, ばなな 1964-...
吉本, 真秀子
吉本 真秀子 1964-....
吉本ばなな 1964-
吉本バナナ 1964-
吉本本 ばなな 1964-....
吉本芭娜娜 1964-
吉本真秀子 1964-
Languages
Japanese (172)
English (136)
Italian (73)
Spanish (36)
German (31)
French (11)
Chinese (11)
Vietnamese (7)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Dutch (4)
Finnish (4)
Albanian (3)
Danish (3)
Korean (2)
Polish (1)
Indonesian (1)
Galician (1)
Czech (1)
Hebrew (1)
Romanian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Catalan (1)
Thai (1)
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