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Monkey #2

by MONKEY New Writing from Japan

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Vol. 2 of the brand new MONKEY will be 184 pages of full color and printed at a larger trim size, allowing you to enjoy MONKEY like never before. This issue features Travel: A Monkey's Dozen, and includes translations into English of work from various issues of the Japanese MONKEY, as well as other works both old and new by writers, artists, and translators from Japan, England, Canada, and the U.S.

Sea Horse / a story by Hiromi Kawakami, translated by Ted Goossen

A woman hears an announcement on the radio that war has broken out, relativess arrive at her house seeking refuge, when the war ends they leave, then a civil war breaks out / a story by Tomoka Shibasaki, translated by Polly Barton

The Overcoat / a graphic story by Satoshi Kitamura

Hell / a story by Kikuko Tsumura, translated Polly Barton

The Decline of the Aliens + Sheep After Sheep / from City of Ears by Hideo Furukawa, translated by Jordan A.Y. Smith

The Dugong / a chapter from Takaoka's Travels by Tatsuhiko Shibusawa, translated by David Boyd

Jogging in Southern Europe / an essay by Haruki Murakami, translated by Ted Goossen

Whale Leg / a story by Laird Hunt

Kurozuka: A Noh Play / from the modern Japanese translation by Seikō Itō, translated and with an introduction by Jay Rubin

The Trail / a story by Eric McCormack

Five Modern Poets on Travel / selected and translated by Andrew Campana

Itō Goes on a Journey, Making a Pilgrimage to Yuda Hot Springs / a chapter from The Thorn Puller by Hiromi Itō, translated by Jeffrey Angles

Toad / a story by Barry Yourgrau

Every Reading, Every Sound, Every Sight / a travel essay by Jun'ichi Konuma, translated by Sam Bett

My First Trip / essays by Mikako Brady, Hirokazu Koreeda, Miwa Nishikawa, Yui Tanizaki, and Utamaru, translated by Morgan Giles

A Report on Travel / a story by Brian Evenson

Along the Embankment / a story by Hiroko Oyamada, translated by David Boyd

From the Northern Sea / a story by Yasunari Kawabata, translated by Michael Emmerich

The Lake / a story by Kyōhei Sakaguchi, translated by Sam Malissa

Cardboard Boxes and Their Uses / a story by Taki Monma, translated by Ted Goossen

Flying Squirrels / an excerpt from a novella by Yūko Tsushima, translated by Rose Bundy

The Most Boring Red on Earth / a story by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton

I can't translate this! Remarks from twelve translators / Jeffrey Angles on natsukashii, Polly Barton on obasan and ojisan, Sam Bett on midori, Michael K. Bourdaghs on everyday words, David Boyd on mi, Anna Elliott on haa, Michael Emmerich on homophonic names, Ted Goossen on fuyukai, Sam Malissa on mimetic words, Jay Rubin on kokoro, Ginny Tapley Takemori on irasshaimase, Hitomi Yoshio on sentence endings

Magazine: 184 Pages
Product Dimensions: 190 x 258 mm

Published by MONKEY New Writing from Japan