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Hiromi Kawakami


Hiromi Kawakami is an award-winning Japanese writer known for her off-beat fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. Her work has won several prestigious Japanese literary awards, including the Akutagawa Prize and the Tanizaki Prize, and has been translated into more than 15 languages.


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