Books Read — July to September 2016

These are books I com­pleted read­ing dur­ing July to September of 2016, lis­ted in the order they were read.

30. The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata, trans­lated by J Martin Holman

31. Snakes and Earrings by Hitomi Kanehara, trans­lated by David James Karashima

32. Hardboiled & Hard Luck by Banana Yoshimoto, trans­lated by Michael Emmerich

33. The Lake by Yasunari Kawabata, trans­lated by Reiko Tsukimura

34. Manazuru by Hiromi Kawakami, trans­lated by Elisabeth Suetsugu

35. The Word Book by Mieko Kanai, trans­lated by Paul McCarthy

36. House of Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata, trans­lated by Edward Seidensticker

37. The Paradise Bird Tattoo (Or, Attempted Double-Suicide) by Choukitsu Kurumatani, trans­lated by Kenneth J Bryson

38. Goodbye Tsugumi by Banana Yoshimoto, trans­lated by Michael Emmerich

39. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui, trans­lated by David Karashima

40. A Day in the Life by Senji Kuroi, trans­lated by Giles Murray

41. Palm-of-the-hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata, trans­lated by Lane Dunlop and J Martin Holman

42. Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto, trans­lated by Michael Emmerich

43. Kannani and Document of Flames: Two Japanese Colonial Novels by Katsue Yuasa, trans­lated by Mark Driscoll

44. Winter Sleep by Kenzo Kitakata, trans­lated by Mark Schilling

45. Life in the Cul-de-sac by Senji Kuroi, trans­lated by Philip Gabriel

46. Paprika by Yasutaka Tsutsui, trans­lated by Andrew Driver