Banana Yoshimoto

Banana Yoshimoto

BananaYoshimoto_creditFumiyaSawaBANANA YOSHIMOTO is the author of the international bestseller Kitchen. She has published ten books in English translation, including Goodbye Tsugumi, Asleep, and, most recently, Moshi Moshi. Her work has been translated and published in more than thirty countries. In Italy, she won the Scanno Literary Prize in 1993, the Fendissime Literary Prize in 1996, the Maschera d’Argento Prize in 1999, and the Capri Award in 2011. She lives in Tokyo. Photo Credit: Fumiya Sawa.

She is the author of:

Moshi Moshi: A Novel

Dead-End Memories: Stories