Wednesday, 31 October 2018

books for the reading diary - 2019


a brief glance at some titles bookmarked for 2019, more forthcoming -



January -

Murder in the Crooked House - Soji Shimada trans. Louise Heal Kawai - Pushkin Press
The Beauty of Everyday Things - Soetsu Yanagi trans. Michael Brase - Penguin Books
The Little House - Kyoko Nakajima, trans - Ginny Tapley Takemori - Darf Publishers
Sacred Cesium Ground and Isa's Deluge - Kimura Yusuke trans. Doug Slaymaker - CUP

March -

Prefecture D - Hideo Yokoyama trans. Jonathan Lloyd Davies - Quercus

April -

Star - Yukio Mishima trans. Sam Bett - Penguin Classics
The Forest of Steel and Wool - Natsu Miyashita - trans. Philip Gabriel - Doubleday
The Frolic of the Beasts - Yukio Mishima - trans. Andrew Clare - Penguin Classics

June -

The Ten Loves of Nishino - Hiromi Kawakami trans. Alison Markin Powell - Europa Editions

July -

Inhabitation - Teru Miyamoto trans. Roger K. Thomas - Counterpoint Press

August -

The Memory Police - Yoko Ogawa Harvill/Secker


3 comments:

Louise said...

Hi, thanks for your list of upcoming titles. I would like to ask you to make one correction: the translator of Murder in the Crooked House by Soji Shimada to be released this month is me, Louise Heal Kawai, not Reid Sterling.

me. said...

Apologies!, corrected.

Louise said...

Thank you. Much appreciated.