Mieko Kawakami

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Breasts and Eggs

book | Fiction | 2008
Japan → Kodansha
US & Canada → Europa Editions

Kawakami's second novella, Breasts and Eggs dynamically explores the inner conflicts of an adolescent girl, who refuses to communicate with her mother except through writing. 

This work won the Akutagawa Prize with enthusiastic support from committee members, including the acclaimed writer Yoko Ogawa. 

It sold 250,000 copies and has been translated into Norwegian, Spanish, French, and several Asian languages. 

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Sophie Baker manages the translation rights for Breasts and Eggs

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Czech
World
Euromedia Group
German
World
Dumont Buchverlag
Italian
World
Edizioni E/O
Polish
World
Wydawnictwo Otwarte Sp. .
Slovak
World
Ikar
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