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— by Elizabeth Block: While Japanese literature is subsumed by ghost stories, Polly Barton’s translation of Aoko Matsuda’s short story collection, Where the Wild Ladies Are ushers in a new moment for how contemporary Japanese literature represents its ghosts stories. Barton’s translation is like butter, making it all the more magical a read…

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