Japanese Reading List

From Dolce Bellezza’s Japanese Literature Challenge. I’ve realized that there are a lot of typos and misspellings, which I’ll go through and fix when I have time.

1Q84 by Harumi Murakami
3 Strange Tales by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Almost Transparent Blue by Ryu Murakami
A Quiet Life by Oe
A Man of Many Masks by Kobo Abe
A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
After Dark by Murakami
After The Banquet by Yukio Mishima
All She Was Worth by Miyabe
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto
Audition by Ryu Murakami
Battle Royale by Takami
Be With You Takuji Ichikawa
Beauty and Sadness by Kawabata
Beyond the Blossoming Field by Jun’ichi Watanabe
Be With You by Takuji Ichikawa
Black Rain by Masuji Ibuse
Botchan by Natsume Soseki
Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
Clouds of Sparrow by Takashi Matsuoka
Colorless Tzukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Confessions of A Mask by Mishima
Coin Locker Babies by Ryu Murakami
Crossfire by Miyuke Miyabi
Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
Dark Water by Koji Suzuki
Diary of a Mad Old Man by Tanizaki
Doubt by Tonogai
Dreaming Pachinko by Adamson
Forbidden Colors by Yukio Mishima
First Snow on Fuji by Kawabata
Five by Endo by Endo
Flowers of Grass by Takehigo Fukunaga
Frozen Dreams by Yahei Tatematsu
Ghost in The Shell by Yamada
Goodbye Tsugumi by Banana Yoshimoto
Grotesque by Naomi Kirino
Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Murkami
Hard Boiled and Hard Luck by Banana Yoshimoto
Harmony by Itoh
Hear The Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami
Hotel Iris by Yoko Ogawa
House of The Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories by Kawabata
I am A Cat by Natsume
In a Grove by Akutagawa
In Praise of Shadows by Juni-chiro Tanizaki
In Search Of A Distant Voice by Taichi Yamada
In The Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami
Inspector Imanishi Investigates by Seicho Matsumoto
Kafka On The Shore by Murakami
Keiku’s Prayer by Shusaku Endo
Kitchen by Yoshimoto
Kokoro by Soseki
Kusamakura by Soseki
Lizard by Banana Yoshimoto
Masks by Fumiko Enchi
Master of Go by Kawabata
Naomi: A novel by Junichio Tanizaki
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids by Oe
N. P. by Banana Yoshimoto
Never Let Me Go by Ishiguro
No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai
Norwegian Wood by Murakami
Now You’re One Of Us by Nonami
Out by Natuso Kirino
Palm-of-The-Hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata
Paprika by Yasutaka Tsutsu
Piercing by Ryu Murakami
Quicksand by Junichiro Tanazaki
Rashomon by Akutagawa
Real World by Natsuo Kirino
Remains of The Day by Ishiguro
Revenge by Yoko Ogawa
Rivalry: A Geisha’s Tale by Nagai Kafu
Rouse Up O Young Men of The New Age by Oe
Rue de la Nuit by Misuzu Oyama
Runaway Horses by Mishima
Shadow Family by Miyuke Miyabe
Sanshiro by Shoseki
Shame in The Blood by Tetsuo Miura
Silence by Shisaku Endo
Singing Shijimi Clams by Kojima
Singular Rebellion by Maruya
Snakes and Earrings by Kanehara
Snow Country by Kawabata
Some Prefer Nettles by Tanizaki
Supermarket by Azuchi
Stained Glass Elegies by Shusaku Endo
Strangers by Yamada
Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Ueda
Teach us to Outgrow Our Madness by Kenzaburo Oe
Ten Nights’ Dreams by Soseki
The Bells of Nagasaki by Nagai
The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura
The Box Man by Kobo Abe
The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami
The Buddha in The Attic by Julie Otsuka
The Dancing Girl of Izu by Kawabata
The Dark Room by Yoshiyuki
The Day He Himself Shall Wipe Away My Tears by Kenzaburo Oe
The Decay of The Angel by Mishima
The Devotion of Suspect X
The Diary of Lady Murasaki by Murasaki Shikibu
The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Ogawa
The Elephant Vanishes by Murakami
The Fox Woman by Johnson
The Gate by Soseki
The Housekeeper and The Professor by Ogawa
The Key by by Jun’ichiro Tanizaki
The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto
The Name of The Flower by Kuniko Mukado
The Old Capital by Kawabata
The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories
The Maid by Tsutsui
The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
The Master Key by Masako Togawa
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Basho
The Pillow Book by Sei Shōnagon
The Reed Cutter by Tanizaki
The Restaurant of Love Regained by Ito Ogawa
The River Ki by Ariyoshi
The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea by Mishima
The Sea of Fertility by Yukio Mishima
The Sea and Poison by Shusako Endo
The Setting Sun by Dazai
The Silent Cry by Kenzaburo Oe
The Sound of Waves by Mishima
The Square Persimmon by Takashi Atoda
The Stationmaster by Asada
The Temple of Dawn by Yukio Mishima
The 210th Day by Natsume Souseki
The Tale of Genji by Shikibu
The Tatto Murder Case by Akamitsu Tigaki
The Temple of The Golden Pavilion by Mishima
The Thief by Fuminori Yakamura
The Thousand Cranes by Kawabata
The Three-Cornered World by Soseki Natsume
The Tokyo Zodiac Murders by Shimada
The Tragic Love of Two Enemies by Ihara Saikaku
The Waiting Years by Fumiko Enchi
The Wild Geese by Mori
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Murakami
The Woman In The Dunes by Abe
Thirst for Love by Mishima
Ukigumo by Shimei Futabetai
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche by Murakami
Volcano by Shusaku Endo
Villain by Shuichi Yoshida
Wind and Snow
Wonderful Fool by Shusaku Endo
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Murakami
When I Whistle by Shusaku Endo
When The Emporer Was Divine by Otsuka
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Yakuza Moon by Tendo

27/156  at the beginning of September 2017
31/156 in March 2018
34/156 in May 2020

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