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“I was surprised that men like Nishino existed in this world, the type of man who could slip so smoothly into a woman’s sensibility.”

Thus speaks the married Sayuri in “The Ten Loves of Nishino,” a new collection of stories by Hiromi Kawakami, one of Japan’s most popular writers and a rising star in the West after “The Nakano Thrift Shop” and “Strange Weather in Tokyo,” both published in English in 2017.

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