The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories | editor Jay Rubin

Japan and the West

  • The Story of Tomoda and Matsunaga | Jun’ichiro Tanizaki (translator Paul Warham)
  • Behind the Prison | Kafu Nagai (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Sanshiro | Soseki Natsume (translator Jay Rubin)

Loyal Warriors

  • The Last Testament of Okitsu Yagoemon | Ogai Mori (translator Richard Bowring)
  • Patriotism | Yukio Mishima (translator Geoffrey W. Sargent)

Men and Women

  • Flames | Yuko Tsushima (translator Geraldine Harcourt)
  • In the Box | Taeko Kono (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Remaining Flowers | Kenji Nakagami (translator Eve Zimmerman)
  • Bee Honey | Banana Yoshimoto (translator Michael Emmerich)
  • The Smile of the Mountain Witch | Minako Ohba (translator Noriko Mizuta)
  • A Bond for Two Lifetimes – Gleanings | Fumiko Enchi (translator Phyllis Birnbaum)

Nature and Memory

  • Peaches | Akira Abe (translator Jay Rubin)
  • The Tale of the House of Physics | Yoko Ogawa (translator Ted Goossen)
  • Unforgettable People | Doppo Kunikida (translator Jay Rubin)
  • The 1963/1982 Girl from Ipanema | Haruki Murakami (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Cambridge Circus | Motoyuki Shibata (translator Jay Rubin)

Modern Life and Other Nonsense

  • Closet LLB | Koji Uno (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Mr English | Keita Genji (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Factory Town | Minoru Betsuyaku (translator Royall Tyler)
  • Dreams of Love, Etc | Mieko Kawakami (translator Hitomi Yoshio)
  • Shoulder-Top Secretary | Shin’ichi Hoshi (translator Jay Rubin)

Dread

  • Hell Screen | Kyunosuke Akutagawa (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Filling Up with Sugar | Yuten Sawanishi (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Kudan | Hyakken Uchida (translator Rachel DiNitto)

Disasters, Natural and Man-Made

  • The Great Earthquake and General Kim | Ryunosuke Akutagawa (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Hiroshima, City of Doom | Yoko Ota (translator Richard H. Minear)
  • Insects | Yuichi Seirai (translator Paul Warham)
  • The Silver Fifty-SEn Pieces | Yasunari Kawabata (translator Lane Dunlop)
  • American Hijiki | Akiyuki Nosaka (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Pink | Tomoyuki Hoshino (translator Brian Bergstrom)
  • UFO in Kushiro | Haruki Murakami (translator Jay Rubin)
  • Weather-Watching Hill | Kazumi Saeki (translator David Boyd)
  • Planting | Aoko Matsuda (translator Angus Turvill)
  • Same as Always | Yuya Sato (translator Rachel DiNitto)
Title: The Penguin Book of Japanes Short Stories
Editor: Jay Rubin
Introduction: Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 9780141395623
Imprint: Penguin Classics

Published: 2 July 2018
Format: Hardback
Pages: 576

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