Book Giveaway! National Translation Month (Week 2)

September is National Translation Month, and we’re kicking off week two with some of our favorite works of Japanese literature translated into English. This week we have a lineup of excerpts and guests posts from John Nathan, Richard Calichman, Phyllis Lyons, and Keller Kimbrough. Be sure to enter our drawing (bottom of page) for your chance to win one of these featured titles! The giveaway will close Friday,  September 14 at 1:00 pm EDT. The giveaway winner will be contacted on Friday, September 14 by the close of our business day.


Modern Japan’s Greatest Novelist

John Nathan

Beasts Head for Home

A Novel

Abe Kōbō. Translated by Richard F. Calichman

In Black and White

A Novel

Jun’ichirō Tanizaki. Translated by Phyllis I. Lyons

Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds

A Collection of Short Medieval Japanese Tales

Edited by Keller Kimbrough and Haruo Shirane


Selected Poems and Letters

Ghalib. Translated by Frances W. Pritchett and Owen T. A. Cornwall

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