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Mieko Kawakami


Mieko Kawakami is the author of the internationally best-selling novel, Breasts and Eggs, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and one of TIME’s Best 10 Books of 2020.Born in Osaka, Kawakami made her literary debut as a poet in 2006, and published her first novella, My Ego, My Teeth, and the World, in 2007.

Genres: Literary Fiction
   Heaven (2021)
   All The Lovers In The Night (2022)
Novellas and Short Stories
   Breasts and Eggs (2016)
   Ms Ice Sandwich (2017)
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