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Monogatari to aruite kita michi (The Route Traveled with Stories)

Monogatari to aruite kita michi (The Route Traveled with Stories)

Hardcover

Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.
Pub. Date:2017
This is the first compilation of the author’s many interviews, speeches, and essays, and includes a list of almost 700 of the author’s favorite books which have nurtured her writing career.

Honogurai towa kara idete: sei to shi wo meguru taiwa (Emerging from Dim Eternity: A Dialogue about Life and Death)

Honogurai towa kara idete: sei to shi wo meguru taiwa (Emerging from Dim Eternity: A Dialogue about Life and Death)

Hardcover

Coauthored by Tokutaro Tsuda
Publisher: Bungeishunju Ltd.
Pub. Date:2017
The renowned author Nahoko Uehashi engages in a passionate discussion of life and death with Tokutaro Tsuda, a dynamic practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine. The two were brought together when Uehashi’s beloved mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. As they explore Uehashi’s creative process, their conversation touches on a broad spectrum of topics, including the human metabolism, sex, science and non-science, natural disasters, religion, music, art, artificial intelligence and intuition, and references everything from manga to the classics to the most recent research papers. The result is a unique and thought-provoking experience.

Inochi no imi inochi no shirushi (The Meaning of Life: The Sign of Life)

Inochi no imi inochi no shirushi (The Meaning of Life: The Sign of Life)

Hardcover

Coauthored by Keisuke Saito
Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2017
This book presents a conversation between author Nahoko Uehashi and veterinarian Keisuke Saito that was shown on SWITCH, a popular program on NHK Educational TV that features a dialogue between two experts in different fields. Uehashi, the second Japanese author to win the Hans Christian Andersen Award for literature, was chosen because she “has an extraordinary ability to create different fantasy worlds and her work has tenderness and a great respect for nature and all sapient creatures.” In this book, Saito, who specializes in treating wild animals and is fully acquainted with the cruel realities of nature, delves into the appeal of her work.

Sannin yoreba, monogatari no koto wo (Three Gather to Tell Stories)

Sannin yoreba, monogatari no koto wo (Three Gather to Tell Stories)

Hardcover

Coauthored with Noriko Ogiwara and Takako Sato
Publisher: Seidosha
Pub. Date:2014
Nahoko Uehashi, Noriko Ogiwara and Takako Sato are not only well-known Japanese authors but also avid readers of each other’s works. Here they discuss their stories to their hearts’ content.

Asu wa izuko no sora no shita (Tomorrow Under the Same Sky)

Asu wa izuko no sora no shita (Tomorrow Under the Same Sky)

Hardcover

Paperback

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2014
Uehashi recounts her experiences and insights concerning the various countries she has visited since her first trip abroad to France and England at the age of seventeen as well as her anthropology field trips to Okinawa and Australia. Originally published as a series of articles in the magazine “Shosetsu Gendai.”

Monogataru koto, ikiru koto (To Tell Stories, To Live)

Monogataru koto, ikiru koto (To Tell Stories, To Live)

Hardcover

Paperback

Aoi tori bunko Paperback

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2013
Where do stories come from? Uehashi relates everything from her grandmother’s folktales, which first fired her creative imagination, to the secret of how some of her own stories were born, conveying the joy of reading, writing and living.

Natsu monogatari: ennichi no yoru (Summer Story: Night of the Temple Festival)

Natsu monogatari: ennichi no yoru (Summer Story: Night of the Temple Festival)

Hardcover

Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.
Pub. Date:2008
A seasonal anthology of stories perfect for a summer’s night written by such beloved Japanese authors as Nahoko Uehashi, Kaoru Kitamura, Haruki Murakami, Kaori Ekuni and Shigeru Mizuki.

Tonari no aborijini; chiisana machi ni kurasu senjumin (Aborigine Neighbors: Indigenous People Living in a Small Town)

Tonari no aborijini; chiisana machi ni kurasu senjumin (Aborigine Neighbors: Indigenous People Living in a Small Town)

Paperback

E-book

Publisher: Chikuma Shobo Ltd.
Pub. Date:2000
Indigenous people living in the city have lost their unique traditional culture. Uehashi overlaps the perspectives of Aborigines and whites, both past and present, to reveal another side of multicultural Australia.
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