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3 New Books That’ll Take You On A Literary Trip To Japan

Including stories about finding the magic in the mundane and tales of women who refuse to behave.

There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura; Terminal Boredom by Izumi Suzuki ; Where the Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda

Newly released English translations are bringing overdue attention to Japan’s star female authors. Here are three names to get to know.

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