Seicho Matsumoto

Seicho Matsumoto made a name for himself as a writer of suspense novels that were accesible to all kinds of readers, but it was his historical novel "The Ogura Diary Chronicles" that earned his the 28th Akutagawa Prize, the Japanese equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize. His other historical novels include "List of the Homeless," and "Drawings of the Heat Haze," The popular Japanese TV show "Black Leather Notebook" was based on his novel of the same name, and several of his detective fiction works...See more