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— The English version of “Tokyo Ueno Station” by female novelist Yu Miri, an ethnic Korean resident in Japan, was shortlisted for this year’s U.S. National Book Award for Translated Literature. It is one of five contenders for the prize.
Translations of books from Japanese to English were selected as the final candidates for the award for three years in a row…

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