David Karashima is a prize-winning novelist and the author of many translations of contemporary Japanese fiction into English, including works by Hitomi Kanehara, Taichi Yamada, Yasutaka Tsutsui and Hisaki Matsuura.
BOOKS BY THIS TRANSLATOR
By Ito Ogawa
Returning home from work, Rinko is shocked to find that her flat is totally empty. Gone are her TV set, fridge and furniture, gone are all her kitchen tools, including the hundred-year-old pestle and mortar she has inherited from her grandmother and the Le Creuset casserole she has bought with her f…READ MORE >
One of Tsutsui’s best-known and most popular works in his native Japan, The Girl Who Leapt through Time is the story of fifteenyear- old schoolgirl Kazuko, who accidentally discovers that she can leap back and forth in time. In her quest to uncover the identity of the mysterious figure that she beli…READ MORE >