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World NowTens of thousands of people turned out in Tokyo against nuclear power on Monday, urging the Japanese government not to restart reactors in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster....
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
As promised, here's the continuation of Rosalia Scalia's thoughtful Q&A with Indian novelist Amandeep Sandhu. He touches on inspirations, the challenge of writing in another language, and the role that emotion plays in great writing. RS: You said that in...
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Jacket CopyThe Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist is announced....
Jacket CopyThe Man Asian Literary Prize goes to Bi Feiyu for his novel Three Sisters....
Jacket CopyThe New Yorker's March 28 issue on Japan includes a new piece by Kenzaburo Oe and a recycled story by Haruki Murakami....
Jacket CopyThe longlist is announced for the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize....
'The Housekeeper and the Professor' by Yoko Ogawa; 'The Mercy Papers' by Robin Romm; 'A Hidden Life' by Johanna ReissThe Housekeeper and the Professor A Novel Yoko Ogawa Picador: 180 pp., $14 paper More than 2.5 million copies of this gorgeous, cinematic novel have been sold in Japan since its publication in 2003. Yoko Ogawa has published more than 20 books; this is...
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