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SILENCE

By: Endo, Shusaku

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Taplinger Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000044388

ISBN: 0800871863

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Silence I regard as a masterpiece, a lucid and elegant drama." Irving Howe. -- The New York Times Review Of Books. View more info

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BELKA, WHY DON'T YOU BARK

By: Furukawa, Hideo

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Haikasoru: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000044416

ISBN: 1421549379

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Belka, Why Don't You Bark? begins in 1943, when Japanese troops retreat fro m the Aleutian island of Kiska, leaving four military dogs behind. One of t hem dies in isolation, and the others are taken under the protection of U.S . troops. Meanwhile, in the USSR, a KGB military dog handler kidnaps the da ughter of a Japanese yakuza. Named after the Russian astronaut dog Strelka, the girl develops a psychic connection with canines. A multi-generational epic as seen through ... View more info

TALES FROM A MOUNTAIN CAVE: STORIES FROM JAPAN'S NORTHEAST

By: Inoue, Hisashi

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Anthem Press: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000045301

ISBN: 0857281305

Condition: Very Good


The sound of a trumpet across a Japanese mountain valley leads a young man to befriend a mysterious stranger. During repeated visits to the cave where the stranger has set up home, the young man learns about his past - in the mines, villages and ports of the region. The stranger's hilarious, bawdy a nd touching narratives captivate the young man, but he begins to doubt thei r veracity. Finally, as the young man decides his own fate, the full truth about the stranger is r... View more info

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THE BURIED GIANT

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000045169

ISBN: 0571315062

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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OUT

By: Kirino, Natsuo

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000045240

ISBN: 0099472287

Condition: Very Good


With volcanic urgency, Kirino's story erupts onto the page with a searing h eat, flowing like lava to a remarkable finish. Facing the daily burdens of slavish work conditions, stale marriages, and a society refusing to show th em a proper respect, the women on the nightshift at a suburban Tokyo factor y are all looking for one thing -- a way out. When pretty young Yayoi takes a beating from her deadbeat husband, her coworkers do little more than hel p their friend keep p... View more info

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THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA

By: Mishima, Yukio

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044840

ISBN: 4805306297

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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AFTER THE QUAKE

By: Murakami, Haruki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000044202

ISBN: 0099448564

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The economy was booming. People had more money than they knew what to do with. And then the earthquake struck. For the characters in After the Quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past they buried long ago. Satsuki has spent thirty years hating one man: a lover who destroyed her chances of having children. Did her desire... View more info

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WIND/PINBALL: HEAR THE WIND SING AND PINBALL, 1973 (TWO NOVELS)

By: Murakami, Haruki

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000045134

ISBN: 0804170142

Condition: Very Good


Wind/Pinball, a unique two-in-one volume, includes, on one side, Murakami's first novel Hear the Wind Sing. When you flip the book over, you can read his second novel, Pinball, 1973. Each book has its own stunning cover. In the spring of 1978, a young Haruki Murakami sat down at his kitchen tabl e and began to write. The result: two remarkable short novels--Hear the Win d Sing and Pinball, 1973--that launched the career of one of the most accla imed authors of our time.... View more info

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WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING

By: Murakami, Hauiki

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000044301

ISBN: 0307473392

Condition: Good


In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami be gan running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from At hens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, not to mention triat hlons and a dozen critically acclaimed books, he reflects upon the influenc e the sport has had on his life and-even more important-on his writing. Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memo ir covers his four-mon... View more info

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KIZUMONOGATARI: WOUND TALE

By: NISIOISIN

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vertical: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000045077

ISBN: 1941220975

Condition: Very Good


Around midnight, under a lonely street lamp in a provincial town in Japan, lies a white woman, a blonde, alone, robbed of all four limbs, yet undead. Indeed, a rumor's been circulating among the local girls that a vampire has come to their backwater, of all places. Koyomi Araragi, who prefers to avoid having friends because they'd lower hi s "intensity as a human," is naturally skeptical. Yet it is to him that the bloodsucking demon, a concept "dated twice ov... View more info

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A PERSONAL MATTER (TUTTLE CLASSICS)

By: Oe, Kenzaburo

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing:

Seller ID: RWARE0000042619

ISBN: 4805306416

Condition: Very Good


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THE TALE OF GENJI

By: Shikibu, Murasaki

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000034846

ISBN: 4805308729

Condition: Very Good


Written centuries before the time of Shakespeare and even Chaucer, The Tale of Genji marks the birth of the novel-and after more than a millennium, th is seminal work continues to enchant readers throughout the world. Lady Mur asaki Shikibu and her tale's hero, Prince Genji, have had an unmatched infl uence on Japanese culture. Prince Genji manifests what was to become an ima ge of the ideal Heian era courtier; gentle and passionate. Genji is also a master poet, dancer, ... View more info

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THE PILLOW BOOK OF SEI SHONAGON

By: Shonagon, Sei

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000044572

ISBN: 0140442367

Condition: Good


'The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon', an informal diary of the reminiscences o f a lady-in-waiting at the court of a Heian Empress. View more info

ROTARY SUSHI: MANY KINDS OF STORIES

By: Wright, Hillel

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Printed Matter Press, Tokyo: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000030206

ISBN: 4900178225

Condition: Very Good


Hillel Wright is a product of the 60s and 70s. American, Canadian, hippie, wastrel, womanizer, fisherman, poet, teacher and masterful story teller. Th is book takes stories from all eras and most recently from his Japan period and adds one translation by Mihoro Kizuki. View more info

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A LITTLE LIFE: A NOVEL

By: Yanagihara, Hanya

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Anchor: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000044633

ISBN: 0385539266

Condition: Very Good


ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Eco nomist • Newsweek • People • Kansas City Star • Shelf Awareness • Time Out New York • Huffington Post • Book Riot &... View more info

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VILLAIN

By: Yoshida, Shuichi

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043633

ISBN: 0099526654

Condition: Good


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