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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

10 Japanese Writers You Should Know

10 Japanese Writers you should know--or not

Well, at least contemporary--it would seem a shame to ignore Soseki, Kawabata, Tanazaki, Basho, Shonagon, Murasaki, Issa, and countless others--but this is a nice short photo guide to 10 who might be worth your interest.  Ryu Murakami gave rise to a book that in turn gave rise to one of the most disturbing of all of the Japanese or Asian horror films--Audition

Hmm, but what of a list that does not include Yoko Ogawa?

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