Tag Archives: Kenzaburo Oe

The Silent Cry

Now back in print, a modern classic by Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe, praised as “a major feat of the imagination.” —Times (UK)

A Quiet Life

“[These] ordinary lives . . . are movingly illuminated . . . portraits drawn with affection, insight and that wry humor . . ….

A Personal Matter

“In writing novels there is no substitute for maturity and moral awareness. Kenzaburo Oe has both.” –Alan Levensohn, Christian Science Monitor

Hiroshima Notes

“Hiroshima Notes traces the struggle of the novelist Kenzaburo Oe to reach the deepest lessons of the bombing. His pieces are crowded with the…

Death by Water

Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe’s new novel is a finely woven masterpiece about a writer who searches for the truth behind his father’s death…

The Changeling

“It is a richly imagined, complex story full of the oddity, irony, and existential angst that have long been at the heart of Oe’s…