Search Results: "Hideo Yokoyama"


BOOK REVIEW

SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokoyama
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Elaborate but worth the effort. Think Jo Nesbø by way of Haruki Murakami, and with a most satisfying payoff."
A bestselling Japanese crime novelist makes his American debut with a pensive but overlong whodunit that sheds light on power relations in his native country. Read full book review >

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WHY RAT COMES FIRST by Clara Yen
ANIMALS
Released: June 15, 1991

"Details on the Chinese lunar calendar are included. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Chinese-American author says that, when she was a child, her father read her several folk tales explaining the ordering of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, but she preferred this one, which he had ``made up.'' From his throne high in the sky, the Jade King invites all the animals to a feast, but just 12 come. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIDING THE EAST WIND by Otohiko Kaga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"A familiar story, movingly retold in a way that will be new to American readers."
Riding The East Wind ($28.00; Nov.; 520 pp.; 4-7700-2049-X). Read full book review >