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Train Man

Author: Hitori Nakano

Genre: Japanese Literature, Romance

First Publication: 2004; In English: April 24th 2007 by Del Rey

“I’m acting like I’ve got my shit together but when I see her 80% of me goes fluttering away somewhere….

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Book Review

MALAYSIA: Tash Aw's 'The Harmony Silk Factory'

Here in the tropics the rain dominates the landscape, turning everything into strange images of itself.

Tash Aw has lived in England since 1990, but his ‘most powerful recollections are of silly incidents and relatively nondescript things from the Malaysian countryside’ where he was raised (see interview at the rear of the novel).

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The Housekeeper And The Professor

Author: Yoko Ogawa

Genre: Japanese Literature, Slice of Life

First Publication: January 1st 2003

I had been momentarily mesmerized by the inscription on the thesis – For N, with my eternal love.

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Book Review

New Book Arrivals!!!

Students, it is that time of the month!!! The Junior Library Guild has sent a new shipment of books to McShain Library. Take a look at some of the titles we received: 68 more words

Library News

Meet Veena Nagpal

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Veena Nagpal is an international voice rooted in ancient Indian wisdom. A graduate of Lucknow University, she majored in English literature. 1,027 more words

Interviews With Writers

Review: Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones

An African-American jazzman and his circle in prewar Shanghai.

The backdrop is affecting, riddled with tension as the future of China hangs in the balance as well as its people. 213 more words


DSC Prize 2015

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature was awarded on January 22. The winner is listed in bold.


  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi…
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Literary Prizes