Alison Fincher publishes reviews at Asian Review of Books.

All the Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami

  • Translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd

At the Edge of the Woods by Matasugu Ono

  • Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter

The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

The Cat Who Saved Books by Sosuke Natsukawa

  • Translated by Louise Heal Kawai

Dead-End Memories by Banana Yoshimoto

The Easy Life in Kamusari by Shion Miura

  • Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter

How Do You Live? by Genzaburo Yoshino

  • Translated by Bruno Navasky

Life Ceremony by Sayaka Murata

  • Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori

Longing and Other Stories by Junichiro Tanizaki

  • Translated by Anthony Chambers and Paul McCarthy

Rip It Up by Kou Machida

  • Translated by Daniel Joseph

Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada

  • Translated by Margaret Mitsutani

Solo Dance by Li Kotomi

  • Translated by Arthur Reiji Morris

Trinity, Trinity, Trinity by Erika Kobayashi

  • Translated by Brian Bergstrom

Water, Wood, and Wild Things: Learning Craft and Cultivating in a Japanese Mountain Town by Hannah Kirshner

Woman Running in the Mountains by Yuko Tsushima

  • Translated by Geraldine Harcourt