Guest Editor Allison Markin Powell

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Book Reviews

Satoshi Azuchi’s “Supermarket: A Novel”

In 1969, a dapper and promising young man named Kojima leaves his comfortable position at a renowned bank to come work at his cousin's supermarket chain, an adolescent company with good returns but…...

Takashi Hiraide’s “For the Fighting Spirit of the Walnut”

"Spirits wrapped in a skin of green. Each one lushly growing, a hanging drop of a thunderstorm!" Takashi Hiraide's collection of prose poetry For the Fighting Spirit of the Walnut is a multileveled…...