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Sayaka Murata: ‘My parents don’t want to read my books’

17 mins | Jun 17, 2018
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Sayaka Murata is Japan’s most radical new literary voice. Her writing unashamedly addresses the country’s dysfunctional sexual politics such that even those closest to her have trouble reading it. Leo Lewis, writing in the Financial Times, sits down with the author to discuss her work which, in taking aim at her country’s taboos, has received international recognition.
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