People from My Neighborhood: Stories

People from My Neighborhood: Stories

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Author: Hiromi Kawakami
Publisher: Soft Skull
Published: 11/30/2021
Pages: 176
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781593767112

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 08/01/2021 pg. 25
Publishers Weekly 09/06/2021
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2021

About the Author
Hiromi Kawakami was born in Tokyo in 1958. Her first novel, Kamisama (God), was published in 1994. In 1996, she was awarded the Akutagawa Prize for Hebi o Fumu (Tread on a Snake) and in 2001 she won the Tanizaki Prize for her novel Sensei no Kaban (Strange Weather in Tokyo), which became an international bestseller. Strange Weather in Tokyo was shortlisted for the 2013 Man Asian Literary Prize and the 2014 International Foreign Fiction Prize. Kawakami has contributed to editions of Granta in both the UK and Japan and is one of Japan's most popular contemporary novelists.