The Last Children of Tokyo

In a near-future when the old live almost-forever and the young are swept away by strange new ailments, an elderly man fights to keep his beloved great-grandson alive.

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  • Author : Yoko Tawada
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 144 pages
  • ISBN : 9781846276705
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Last Children of Tokyo

The Last Children of Tokyo
  • Author : Yoko Tawada
  • Publisher : Portobello Books
  • Release : 07 June 2018
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Yoshiro thinks he might never die. A hundred years old and counting, he is one of Japan's many 'old-elderly'; men and women who remember a time before the air and the sea were poisoned, before terrible catastrophe promted Japan to shut itself off from the rest of the world. He may live for decades yet, but he knows his beloved great-grandson - born frail and prone to sickness - might not survive to adulthood. Day after day, it takes all

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Scattered All Over the Earth
  • Author : Yoko Tawada
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 01 March 2022
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A mind-expanding, cheerfully dystopian new novel by Yoko Tawada, winner of the National Book Award Welcome to the not-too-distant future: Japan, having vanished from the face of the earth, is now remembered as “the land of sushi.” Hiruko, its former citizen and a climate refugee herself, has a job teaching immigrant children in Denmark with her invented language Panska (Pan-Scandinavian): “homemade language. no country to stay in. three countries I experienced. insufficient space in brain. so made new language. homemade

The Book of Tokyo

The Book of Tokyo
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  • Publisher : Comma Press
  • Release : 12 June 2015
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A shape-shifter arrives at Tokyo harbour in human form, set to embark on an unstoppable rampage through the city’s train network… A young woman is accompanied home one night by a reclusive student, and finds herself lured into a flat full of eerie Egyptian artefacts… A man suspects his young wife’s obsession with picnicking every weekend in the city’s parks hides a darker motive… At first, Tokyo appears in these stories as it does to many outsiders:

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  • Author : Michael Pronko
  • Publisher : Raked Gravel Press
  • Release : 24 June 2020
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Running from a life she didn’t choose, in a city she doesn’t know, Sukanya, a young Thai girl, loses herself in Tokyo. With her Bangkok street smarts, and some stolen money, she stays ahead of her former captors willing to do anything to recover the computer she took. After befriending Chiho, a Japanese girl living in an internet café, Sukanya makes plans to rid herself of her pursuers, and her past, forever. Detective Hiroshi Shimizu leaves the safe

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  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 17 May 2007
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A gorgeous collection of fantastic and dreamlike tales by one of the world's most innovative contemporary writers. Chosen as a 2005 Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, Where Europe Begins has been described by the Russian literary phenomenon Victor Pelevin as "a spectacular journey through a world of colliding languages and multiplying cities." In these stories' disparate settings—Japan, Siberia, Russia, and Germany—the reader becomes as much a foreigner as the author, or the figures that fill this book:

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 23 June 2020
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WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN TRANSLATED LITERATURE A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations. Kazu is dead. Born in Fukushima in 1933, the same year as the Japanese Emperor, his life is tied by a series of coincidences to the Imperial family and has been shaped at every turn by modern Japanese history. But his life story is also marked by

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Memoirs of a Polar Bear
  • Author : Yoko Tawada
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 08 November 2016
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The Memoirs of a Polar Bear stars three generations of talented writers and performers—who happen to be polar bears The Memoirs of a Polar Bear has in spades what Rivka Galchen hailed in the New Yorker as “Yoko Tawada’s magnificent strangeness”—Tawada is an author like no other. Three generations (grandmother, mother, son) of polar bears are famous as both circus performers and writers in East Germany: they are polar bears who move in human society, stars of

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Tokyo Ever After
  • Author : Emiko Jean
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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Emiko Jean’s New York Times bestselling, Reese YA Book Club pick Tokyo Ever After is the “refreshing, spot-on” (Booklist, starred review) story of an ordinary Japanese American girl who discovers that her father is the Crown Prince of Japan Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in—it isn’t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother, it’s always been Izumi—or Izzy, because “It’s

The Bridegroom Was a Dog

The Bridegroom Was a Dog
  • Author : Yoko Tawada,Margaret Mitsutani
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2012
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Internationally acclaimed author Yoko Tawada's most famous — and bizarre — tale in a stand-alone, New Directions Pearl edition. The Bridegroom Was a Dog is perhaps the Japanese-German writer Yoko Tawada’s most famous story. Its initial publication in 1998 garnered admiration from The New Yorker, who praised it as, “fast-moving, mysteriously compelling tale that has the dream quality of Kafka.” The Bridegroom Was a Dog begins with a schoolteacher telling a fable to her students. In the fable, a princess promises her

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How Do You Live?
  • Author : Genzaburo Yoshino
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 18 January 2022
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Anime master Hayao Miyazaki's favorite childhood book and a beloved Japanese classic, this uplifting coming-of-age story brings philosophy, history and wonder together, available in English for the first time. The streets of Tokyo swarm below fifteen-year-old Copper as he gazes out into the city of his childhood. Struck by the thought of the infinite people whose lives play out alongside his own, he begins to wonder, how do you live? Considering life's biggest questions for the first time after the

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Tokyo Digs a Garden
  • Author : Jon-Erik Lappano
  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Release : 01 March 2016
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Winner of the 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature — Illustrated Books Tokyo lives in a small house between giant buildings with his family and his cat, Kevin. For years, highways and skyscrapers have been built up around the family’s house where once there were hills and trees. Will they ever experience the natural world again? One day, an old woman offers Tokyo seeds, telling him they will grow into whatever he wishes. Tokyo and his grandfather are

The Naked Eye

The Naked Eye
  • Author : Yōko Tawada
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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"Tawada's slender accounts of alienation achieve a remarkable potency."--Michael Porter, The New York Times

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  • Author : Anthony Grey
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 18 November 2014
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A thrilling novel of the West’s first journeys to Japan from “a master storyteller” and theacclaimed author of Saigon and Peking (The Kansas City Star). A fleet of ships billowing black smoke steam past Japan’s tributary islands in July 1853, setting off panic among a people who have been sealed off from the rest of the world for over two hundred years. Commodore Matthew Perry has arrived, sent by the US president to open Japan to American ships and

An Echo of Heaven

An Echo of Heaven
  • Author : Kenzaburō Ōe,Kenzaburo Oe
  • Publisher : Kodansha Amer Incorporated
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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This is the story of a mother's grief. Her divorced husband has died ofancer and her sons have taken their own lives. To escape her sorrow anduilt, she leaves Japan and travels to Mexico where she settles in a remoteillage.