Literature

Literature Events

The Japan Foundation, New York creates opportunities for people in the U.S. to experience Japanese literature through supporting the publication of Japan-related books and the variety of events creating hybrid space for Japanese and English literature.



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Worth Sharing – A Selection of Japanese Books Recommended for Translation

Worth Sharing is an initiative aimed at giving people overseas a better understanding of contemporary Japan by selecting outstanding books for translation. We are proud to introduce a full library of 100 brilliant books by 100 authors.

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Japanese Contemporary Literature Project

A diverse selection of English translations of contemporary best-selling Japanese novels are made available free of charge to interested groups.

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