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Convenience Store Woman

by Sayaka Murata & Ginny Tapley Takemori

  • Murata has been a huge runaway bestseller in Japan, one of the highest selling literary novels of recent years, selling 660,000 hardcovers to date. Convenience Store Woman won Japan’s most prestigious literary...

  • Masked Dolls

    by Chiung-Yu Shih, Xinlin Wang & Poppy Toland

    An Australian woman, burdened by the original sin of her Caucasian ancestors, and a Taiwanese woman, haunted by the memories of 100 years of conflict in her homeland, meet as backpackers while travelling in...


    Lion Cross Point

    by Masatsugu Ono & Angus Turvill

    A "Book You Should Read This April" at Literary Hub

    By the winner of the Akutagawa Prize, Japan's most prestigious literary award

    How does a shy, traumatized boy overcome the shame, anger, and sadness that silence...


    The Invisible Valley

    by Su Wei & Austin Woerner

    Coop available Advance Reading Copies: Advance Access, ALAM, Edelweiss National advertising Goodreads, LibraryThing giveaways #Weneeddiversebooks


    The End of the Moment We Had

    by Toshiki Okada & Sam Malissa

    Two brilliant, multi-layered stories from the winner of the Kenzaburo Oe Prize: part of our Japanese novella series, showcasing the best contemporary Japanese writing

    In two stunning tales by novelist-playwright...


    Manazuru

    by Hiromi Kawakami & Michael Emmerich

  • Kawakami is an author known and reviewed around the world
  • Manazuru received great praise when Counterpoint released it in 2010; the book already has reviews by Booklist, the Paris Review Daily, the Independent...

  • Strange Weather in Tokyo

    by Hiromi Kawakami & Allison Markin Powell

  • This is a reissue of a poetic, compact novel by celebrated Japanese author, Hiromi Kawakami (the original 2012 Counterpoint edition was titled The Briefcase (9781582435992); Strange Weather in Tokyo is the title...

  • Asleep

    by Banana Yoshimoto & Michael Emmerich

    Banana Yoshimoto’s novels have established her as one of Japan’s finest and most popular writers, and an acclaimed and best-selling literary star all over the world. Now she delivers three novellas that...


    North Station

    by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

    A writer struggles with the death of her mentor; an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will take one of them away. In these seven stories Bae demonstrates...


    An Excess Male

    by Maggie Shen King

    One of the Washington Posts' "The 5 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2017"!

    James Tiptree, Jr Literary Award Honor List

    A B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog "Best SFF of 2017" pick!

    A Kirkus "Best of the Best!"...


    A Song for Quiet

    by Cassandra Khaw

    Cassandra Khaw returns with A Song for Quiet, a new standalone Persons Non Grata novella from the world of Hammers on Bone, finalist for the British Fantasy Award and the Locus Award, and which Kameron Hurley...


    Bombay Fever

    by Sidin Vadukut

    In the bestselling tradition of Richard Preston’s now-classic medical thriller The Hot Zone and reminiscent of the blockbuster films Outbreak and Contagion, a fast-paced, page-turning thriller set in India...


    Soul Cage

    by Tetsuya Honda

    A severed hand, a missing body, and a victim who was living under a false identity all add up to the most complex and challenging case yet for Homicide Detective Reiko Himekawa - in Tetsuya Honda's Soul Cage...


    The Impossible Fairy Tale

    by Han Yujoo & Janet Hong

    A chilling, wildly original novel from a major new voice from South Korea

    The Impossible Fairy Tale is the story of two unexceptional grade-school girls. Mia is “lucky”—she is spoiled by her mother and,...


    Frontier

    by Can Xue, Chen Zeping, Karen Gernant & Porochista Khakpour

    Though the story of Liujin, a young woman seeking a new kind of human freedom, Frontier attempts to unify the grand opposites of life--barbarism and civilization, the spiritual and the material, the mundane...


    Six Four

    by Hideo Yokoyama & Jonathan Lloyd-Davies

    Named one of the best books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Literary Hub. Winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year Award. One of Vulture's...


    Selection Day: A Novel

    by Aravind Adiga

    AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

    A NEW YORK TIMES and WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK

    From Aravind Adiga, the bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of The White Tiger, a “ferociously brilliant” (Slate) novel...


    Recitation

    by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

    A mysterious actress turned wanderer shares her story with a nameless emigrant "chorus" in this novel exploring memory and personhood


    Under the Midnight Sun

    by Keigo Higashino

    From the acclaimed international bestseller Keigo Higashino (The Devotion of Suspect X) comes a sweeping novel in the tradition of Les Miserables and Crime and Punishment. This is the compelling story of a brutal...


    The Graveyard Apartment

    by Mariko Koike

    One of the most popular writers working in Japan today, Mariko Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements...