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2020/04/03 Albert Camus Novel “The Plague” Sees Sudden Rise in Sales new NEWS Details
2020/03/27 Publication of "Masukomi sekuhara hakusho" (The state of sexual harassment in media) NEWS Details
2020/03/19 A Look at Science-Writer Ken Tsuchiya's Latest Book, "Anomalocaris Palaeontology" NEWS Details
2020/03/09 A Proactive Organization of Complex Football Through “The Okada Method” NEWS Details
2020/02/28 Osamu Tezuka’s Most Elusive Manga to Be Published Next Month NEWS Details
2020/02/21 Bunshun Online Tops 300 Million Monthly Pageviews NEWS Details
2020/02/14 Steven Pinker’s “Enlightenment Now” a Bestseller in Japan NEWS Details
2020/02/07 Continuously read for over a millennium, "The Tale of Genji" is reborn through a new translation by Mitsuyo Kakuta! NEWS Details
2020/01/31 Delivering a Small Voice that Transcends Generations NEWS Details
2020/01/24 "Can’t Write a Novel Without You", a New Novel by Kazufumi Shiraishi NEWS Details
2020/01/17 The 162nd Akutagawa Prize goes to Furukawa Makoto’s "Seitakawadachisō" (Canadian goldenrod), Naoki Prize to Kawagoe Sōichi’s "Netsugen" (Heat source) NEWS Details
2020/01/10 Finalists of the 162nd Akutagawa Prize, Naoki Prize are Announced NEWS Details
2019/12/27 Nakamura Fuminori's "the Thief" Selected as One of "Top Ten Best Crime Novels of the Last Decade" NEWS Details
2019/12/20 Film Adaptation of Takeshi Shiota’s Critically Acclaimed Damashi-e no kiba Slated for July 2020 Release NEWS Details
2019/12/13 In the Midst of a Recession, the Japanese Publishing Industry Sees the Entrance of Internet Media NEWS Details
2019/12/06 Why Yōichi Ochiai Considers the Future to Be Bright NEWS Details
2019/11/29 The Twelve Kingdoms – Fans’ 18 Year Wait Comes to an End NEWS Details
2019/11/22 An Interview with Mizuki Tsujimura on Her New Novel Gōman to zenryō (Arrogance and Virtue): Carefully Writing about Oppressiveness in Marriage NEWS Details
2019/11/15 Rising Interest in Japanese Literature in English-Speaking Countries NEWS Details
2019/11/08 Project Launch Announcement 《Read Asia: Asian Literature Series》 NEWS Details
2019/11/01 A Collaboration Between Industries NEWS Details
2019/10/25 One After Another, Internet Companies Enter the "Paper" World of Books NEWS Details
2019/10/18 Checking Out Business Books through Abridged Editions NEWS Details
2019/10/10 Experiencing English Grammar through Hemmingway NEWS Details
2019/10/04 A New Mystery Novel by Shūsuke Michio, One of the Top Japanese Storytellers Today NEWS Details
2019/09/24 The Extraordinary Popularity of "Being Popular in Another World" NEWS Details
2019/09/13 “Rent a Guy Who Does Nothing” NEWS Details
2018/05/25 WHOLEGARMENT is published by LID Publishing NEWS Details
2018/04/27 TARGET is published by LID Publishing NEWS Details
2018/03/30 It’s official: The Red Circle Factbook is now an ‘Encyclopedia’ NEWS Details

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