Suggested Reading List

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

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