Nobuo Kojima

Nobuo Kojima is the author of more than thirty volumes of fiction, essays, and criticism. He has been awarded the Akutagawa Prize, the Tanizaki Junichiro Literary Prize, and the Minister of Education Prize. In addition to his own writing, he has translated the works of William Saroyan and J. D. Salinger, among others, into his native Japanese. Embracing Family is his first book translated into English.