Kaori Shoji was born in Tokyo, raised in New York and writes for a number of international and domestic publications. She is a regular contributor to The Japan Times’ Film and Bilingual pages.
“Kitchen,” by Banana Yoshimoto, translated by Megan Backus (Washington Square Press, 1994)
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