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Yoshimoto, Banana 1964-

Overview
Works: 415 works in 1,237 publications in 16 languages and 13,637 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 )
76 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 1,872 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
The lake by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,032 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 )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 921 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 )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 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 895 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
N.P. : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 888 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
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 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 )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 706 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 )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
N.P by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Kitchin by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Shirakawa yofune by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Utakata ; Sankuchuari by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 112 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
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Die Geschichte einer ungewöhnlichen äWahl-Familieä, deren Mitglieder von der Trauer um den Tod einer gefeierten jungen Schauspielerin zusammengehalten werden
Tokage by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 93 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 77 libraries worldwide
Furin to Nanbei by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Japanese and French and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Nouvelles
N.P. by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Einer komplizierten Bruder-Schwester-Liebe im modernen Japan tun sich erotische Leidenschaften und Verstrickungen auf, die sie zu gefährlichen Gratwanderungen zwingt
 
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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, Mahoko 1964- Wirklicher Name
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, 真秀子 1964- Wirklicher Name
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, 1964-
吉本真秀子 1964- Wirklicher Name
Languages
Japanese (159)
English (120)
Italian (54)
Spanish (22)
German (16)
Chinese (11)
French (10)
Korean (2)
Danish (2)
Russian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Indonesian (1)
Galician (1)
Thai (1)
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