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Ruth Ozeki


(Ruth L Ozeki)
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RUTH OZEKI is an award-winning filmmaker and novelist, whose work has been characterized by U.S.A. Today as "ardent and passionate...rare and provocative." Her first novel, My Year of Meats, was published in 1998 by Viking Penguin and has garnered widespread glowing reviews, awards, and a still-growing readership.
 
Non fiction
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2013) : A Tale for the Time Being


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The Wanderers (2017)
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Before Everything (2017)
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Everything Here Is Beautiful (2018)
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Convenience Store Woman (2018)
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"Convenience Store Woman is a gem of a book. Quirky, deadpan, poignant, and quietly profound, it is a gift to anyone who has ever felt at odds with the world - and if we were truly being honest, I suspect that would be most of us."

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