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Why Does Natsume Sōseki Still Resonate with Readers?

Literary scholar John Nathan's biography of Natsume Sōseki puts his great accomplishments -- and many shortcomings -- in superb literary and historical context.

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Yokai Attack!: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt

To understand yokai is to understand the central fears and hazards of Japanese culture, be it feudal or futuristic.

Chelsea Bauch
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Salmonella Men on Planet Porno by Yasutaka Tsutsui

There's a mean streak of misogyny that runs almost throughout the collection and tends to distract from everything else going on around it.

Megan Milks
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After Dark by Haruki Murakami

Allusions are drawn, but the details are murky enough to keep us guessing.

Justin Sheppard
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Poison Woman by Christine L. Marran

The most infamous of the "Poison Women" became notorious because her every action upset the natural order.

Michael Antman
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