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  • January 29, 2020
    The generation of Japanese authors that grew up in the 1960s, including some internationally renowned names like Kiyoshi Kasai, Haruki Murakami, Kenji Nakagami, Masahiko Shimada, Soji Shimada and Genichiro Takahashi, are sometimes referred to by academics as Japan’s first postmodern authors.They were all born after… Read more »
  • January 6, 2020
    The English edition, published in June last year, of Murder in the Crooked House by Soji Shimada, translated by Louise Heal Kawai, has been chosen… Read more »
  • December 5, 2019
    The award-winning author Soji Shimada is very well known and highly regarded in Japan, his native country, where he has won the prestigious Japan Mystery… Read more »
  • November 5, 2019
    Red Circle, the curated group of award-winning Japanese writers, has published an extensive interview in English with the prolific Japanese author Soji Shimada, the master… Read more »
  • October 21, 2019
    Soji Shimada the master of the postmodern whodunnit who originally wanted to become a painter but turned instead to reinventing the art of mystery writing,… Read more »
  • December 5, 2018
    During most weekdays more people pass through Tokyo’s busiest station than live in Paris. The figures are staggering. Of the 50 busiest stations in the… Read more »
  • September 18, 2018
    When Rugby, the all-out macho sport of the elite, officially arrived on Japanese shores in the 1890s, the country was experiencing a revolution-like period of… Read more »
  • March 8, 2017
    Readers, editors and publishers are opening their eyes to fiction in translation. For the first time in the United Kingdom, translated literary fiction is outselling… Read more »
Soji Shimada Posted by Richard Nathan