Tag Archives: Banana Yoshimoto

N.P.

“[An] ethereally mesmerizing . . . novel of Japan’s Generation X.” —Martin Brady, Chicago Sun-Times

Lizard

“Banana Yoshimoto is a clear genius who revels in her own absurdity and whose strange thoughts are at once unbridled and perfectly crafted. Her…

Kitchen

“Ms. Yoshimoto’s writing is lucid, earnest and disarming, as emotionally observant as Jane Smiley’s, as fluently readable as Anne Tyler’s. . . . [It]…

Goodbye Tsugumi

“Yoshimoto’s words are considered, and each of them has the weight of a small, perfectly round stone dropped into a still pool. . ….

Asleep

“Ms. Yoshimoto’s writing is lucid, earnest and disarming, as emotionally observant as Jane Smiley’s, as fluently readable as Anne Tyler’s.” –The New York Times

Amrita

“Yoshimoto shouldn’t be shy about basking in her celebrity. Her achievements are already legend.” —Boston Globe