A newly published anthology traces a century of literature from those too often overlooked and reflects the sector's changing landscape.
“Cursed Bunny” is a collection of 10 short stories that blur the lines between magical realism, horror, and joins five other books for contention of the prize.
The Haruki Murakami Library opened in October last year after Waseda University renovated a five-storey building.
During the pandemic, online bookshops have helped people feel connected to the outside world.
At the museum, visitors can learn more about the practice of reading through various exhibitions.
Translated versions of the trilogy have already sold 3.3 million copies in more than 30 languages so far.
The 32-page picture book, written and illustrated by Paralympic athlete Kaede Maegawa, is based on her real-life experiences.
Some people have a habit of picking up books they will never read. It hasn’t stopped them from piling up their collection
The exhibition shows 78 Korean books to share with Japan, some depicting current social issues Koreans are faced with.
An effort is underway to bring the books, especially old texts, closer to readers using latest technologies.