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Rieko Matsuura

RIEKO MATSUURA was born in Japan in 1958, and is the author of a number of extraordinary fictional works, among them Natural Woman , about a lesbian couple, and A Dogs Body , a love story about a woman who becomes a dog. Originally published in 1993 in Japan, The Apprenticeship of Big Toe P is her first work to be translated into English. Translator MICHAEL EMMERICH graduated from Princeton University. After completing research in Japan, he earned a Ph.D. in Japanese literature from Columbia...See more

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