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Back to 'The Factory' in a new era of meaningless work

Books / Reviews Nov 9, 2019

Back to 'The Factory' in a new era of meaningless work

by Kris Kosaka

Hiroko Oyamada's award-winning debut novel, "The Factory," measures out in terse detail an indictment of contemporary work culture. Set in modern Japan where the norms of underpay and overwork are well-known, the novella evokes the worst of the Silicon Valley-type tech campuses and asks ...

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