Two women named for Japan's Akutagawa, Naoki literary awards

Books Jul 17, 2019

Two women named for Japan's Akutagawa, Naoki literary awards

Two novelists were selected Wednesday to receive the prestigious Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards for their works, one of which depicts stalker-like behavior by a woman and the other tells the tale of a traditional Japanese puppet playwright. Natsuko Imamura won the Akutagawa Prize for ...