Yu Miri

Yu Miri is a writer of plays, prose fiction, and essays, with over twenty books to her name. She received Japan's most prestigious literary award, the Akutagawa, and her bestselling memoir was made into a movie. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Fukushima, she began to visit the affected area, hosting a radio show to listen to survivor's stories. She relocated to Fukushima in 2015 and has opened a bookstore and theatre space to continue her cultural work in collaboration with those affected by the disaster.

Morgan Giles is a Japanese translator and reviewer. She lives in London.

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Author: Yu Miri | Narrator: Johnny Heller
Release Date: June 23, 2020
FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN TRANSLATED LITERATUREA surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations.Kazu is dead. Born in Fukushima in 1933, the same year as the Japanese Emperor, his li...