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Harvard Square Book Circle discusses Yoko Tadawa’s The Emissary

August 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, discusses Yoko Tadawa's The Emissary, translated by Margaret Mitsutani—a breathtakingly light-hearted meditation on mortality, and winner of the 2018 National Book Award in Translated Literature. About The Emissary Japan, after suffering from a massive irreparable disaster, cuts itself off from the world. Children are so weak they can […]

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