World literature is getting more and more one of my favorite genres, especially coming from Japan. I enjoy participating every year in the Japanese Literature Challenge, and I managed to read 8 books in the 13th edition of the challenge. Alas, there were many more I had planned to tackle. So I’m glad I finally got to read Inhabitation, by Teru Miyamoto, considered to be among Japan’s most widely read living authors.
The movie Shoplifters is based on one of his novels. Kore-eda, the director of Shoplifters, also made the movie Maborosi, based on a book by Teru Miyamoto. Click to continue reading