Japan local government approves first reactor restart
The final obstacle to restarting two nuclear reactors in Japan was removed Friday when local politicians granted approval for a plant to go back online, more than three years after the Fukushima disaster. The green light from the assembly and governor ...
NoirCon | Report #2
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He's already well known in Japan, with nine novels to his credit (at the relatively tender age of 37), as well as a slew of prizes including the Shincho Prize for New Writers, the Noma Literary Prize for New Writers, the Akutagawa Prize, and the Oe ...
Japanese writers` different views on history
Kenzaburo Oe is also a Japanese writer who urged Japan to remember past history and atone for its wrongdoings. He was the first Japanese Nobel Prize laureate for literature in 1994 in 26 years since Yasunari Kawabata who won the Nobel Prize in 1968.
Fuminori writes noir, but not as we know it
The Japan Times
In contrast with Nakamura's previous two translated books, the Oe Kenzaburo Prize-winning “The Thief” and “Evil and the Mask,” “Last Winter, We Parted” is full of stylistic flourishes and structural experimentation. There are textual games throughout ...