“A happy marriage of contemporary Western culture with the traditional Japanese sensibility makes this story collection by young Japanese writers a worthwhile successor to a distinguished literary past.” Kirkus Reviews
New Japanese Voices
The Best Contemporary Fiction from Japan
978-1-55584-588-9 • • Available as Print-on-Demand (Paper) •
Born after Hiroshima, the writers in this dazzling collection of short stories represent the American debut of the best contemporary Japanese fiction. Inhabiting the exotic interstices between cultural traditionalism and high-tech futurism, the stories in this volume offer a rich portrait of the Japanese sensibilitythe zeitgeist that is transforming the way the rest of the world views itself.