(Lists) The Very Best of Japanese Literature


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#1 The Tale of Genji
#2 The Makioka Sisters
#3 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
#4 No Longer Human
#5 Kitchen
#6 The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
#7 The Doctor’s Wife (Sawako Ariyoshi)
#8 The Housekeeper and the Professor (Yoko Ogawa)
#9 Snow Country Yasunari Kawabata
#10 The Master of Go Yasunari Kawabata
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The Very Best of Japanese Literature

RankItems
#1 The Tale of Genji
#2 The Makioka Sisters
#3 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
#4 No Longer Human
#5 Kitchen
#6 The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
#7 The Doctor’s Wife (Sawako Ariyoshi)
#8 The Housekeeper and the Professor (Yoko Ogawa)
#9 Snow Country Yasunari Kawabata
#10 The Master of Go Yasunari Kawabata
#11 Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
#12 Norwegian Wood
#13 Kafka on the Shore
#14 1Q84
#15 Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
#16 Kokoro
#17 I Am a Cat
#18 Out
#19 Thousand Cranes Yasunari Kawabata
#20 The Pillow Book (Sei Shonagon)
#21 The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
#22 Botchan – Soseki Natsume
#23 Silence
#24 The Tale of the Heike
#25 The Sound of the Mountain Yasunari Kawabata
#26 A Wild Sheep Chase Haruki Murakami
#27 The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea
#28 Manyoshu
#29 The Kojiki: Records of Ancient Matters (Ō No Yasumaro)
#30 Kokinshu (Various)
#31 Shinkokinshu (Various)
#32 The Sound of Water: Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets (Sam Hamill)
#33 Nihon Shoki (Various)