Nao-Cola Yamazaki

Nao-Cola Yamazaki is a Japanese writer, born in 1978. Her debut novella Don’t Laugh at People’s Sex Lives won the 2004 Bungei Prize. Since then she has written more than ten novels, as well as several essay collections. Her work has appeared in translation in Words Without Borders and Asymptote. Her real name is Naoko; she chose her pen name because she really loves Diet Coke.

Anthologies featuring Nao-Cola Yamazaki

The Book of Tokyo

Bestselling anthology of short fiction about the city of Tokyo, translated into English for the first time.