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Books Read — October to December 2017

These are books read from October to December of 2017, lis­ted in the order they were read.

49. Geisha in Rivalry by Kafū Nagai, trans­lated by Stephen Snyder

50. Vibrator by Mari Akasaka, trans­lated by Michael Emmerich

51The Restaurant of Love Regained by Ito Ogawa, trans­lated by David James Karashima

52Schoolgirl by Osamu Dazai, trans­lated by Allison Markin Powell

53Otogizōshi: The Fairy Tale Book of Dazai Osamu by Osamu Dazai, trans­lated by Ralph F. McCarthy

54Ground Zero, Nagasaki: Stories by Yuichi Seirai, trans­lated by Paul Warham

55In Search of a Distant Voice by Taichi Yamada, trans­lated by Michael Emmerich

56. Strangers by Taichi Yamada, trans­lated by Wayne Lammers

57. This Outcast Generation; Luminous Moss by Taijun Takeda; trans­lated by Sanford Goldstein

58. The Dark Room by Junnosuke Yoshiyuki, trans­lated by John Bester

59. The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura, trans­lated by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates

60. A Strange Tale from East of the River and Other Stories by Kafū Nagai, trans­lated by Edward G Seidensticker

61. The Sea and Poison by Shūsaku Endō, trans­lated by Michael Gallagher

62. Foreign Studies by Shūsaku Endō, trans­lated by Mark Williams