Books Read — October to December 2016

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

47. Where are the Sunflowers? by Miwako Kurihara, trans­lated by Alastair McLauchlan

48. The Budding Tree: Six Stories of Love in Edo by Aiko Kitahara, trans­lated by Ian Macdonald

49. Darkness in Summer by Takeshi Kaikō, trans­lated by Cecilia Segawa Seigle

50. The Hundred-Yen Singer by Naomi Suenaga, trans­lated by Tom Gill

51Hotel Iris by Yōko Ogawa, trans­lated by Stephen Snyder

52. Lizard by Banana Yoshimoto, trans­lated by Ann Sherif

53. Fujisan by Randy Taguchi, trans­lated by Raj Mahtani

54. In Pursuit of Lavender by Akiko Itoyama, trans­lated by Charles De Wolf

55. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

56. Outlet by Randy Taguchi, trans­lated by Glynne Walley

57. A Quiet Life by Kenzaburō Ōe, trans­lated by Kunioki Yanagishita and William Wetherall

58. The Housekeeper + The Professor by Yōko Ogawa, trans­lated by Stephen Snyder

59. When the Emperor was Divine — A Novel by Julie Otsuka

60. The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka