Shūichi Yoshida

Shuichi Yoshida was born in Nagasaki, and studied Business Administration at Hosei University. He won the Bungakukai Prize for New Writers in 1997 for his story Saigo no Musuko, and the Akutagawa Prize in 2002 for Park Life. In 2002 he also won the Yamamoto Shugoro Prize for Parade. His 2007 novel, Akunin, won the Osaragi Jiro Prize and the Mainichi Publishing Culture Award, and was recently adapted into an award-winning 2010 film by Lee Sang-il.

Anthologies featuring Shūichi Yoshida

The Book of Tokyo

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