Bookcentric reading challenge


April 2018

A Book Set in Japan

This book does not have to be by a Japanese author, but the story must be based in Japan. It may be a historical fiction, a contemporary literary fiction, thriller, romance, or from any genre at all.
Bookcentric suggests:
  1. A Tale of Genji by Shikibu Murasaki
  2. I am a Cat by Natsume Soseki
  3. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
  4. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
  5. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  6. Geisha of Gion: The Memoir of Mineko Iwasaki by Mineko Iwasaki
  7. A Ride in the Neon Sun by Josie Dew
  8. Musuiā€™s Story: Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai by Katsu Kokichi
  9. How To Be An American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
  10. The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata Massey
  11. The Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder
  12. The Tattoo Murder Case (Soho Crime) by Akimitsu Takagi Sensei, David Charney
  13. The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama
  14. The Earthquake Doll by Candace Williams
  15. Star Sand by Roger Pulvers
  16. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
  17. The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon
  18. Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan
  19. Hiroshima by John Hersey
  20. Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima
  21. The Devotion of Suspect X by Kiego Higashino
  22. Ghosts of the Tsunami by Richard Lloyd Parry
  23. Silence by Shusaka Endo
  24. Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  25. Kokoro by Natsumi
  26. Out by Natsuo
  27. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  28. Malice by Kiego Higashino
  29. IQ84 by Haruki Murakami
  30. Audition by Ryu Murakami
  31. Seventeen by Hideo Yokoyama
  32. The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
  33. Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino
  34. Chain Mail: Addicted To You by Hiroshi Ishizaki
  35. All She Was Worth by Miyuke Miyabe
  36. Manazuru by Hiromi Kawakami
  37. The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
  38. The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
  39. The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
  40. Shogun by James Clavell
  41. Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami
  42. The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
  43. Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama
  44. The Woman In Dunes by Abe Kobo
  45. Nip The Buds, Shoot the Kids by Kenzaburo Oe
  46. Singular Rebellion by Saiichi Maruya
  47. Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
  48. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
  49. Dreaming Pachinko by Isaac Adamson
  50. The Waiting Years by Fumiko Enchi