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Monkey Business
The in-translation offspring of the Tokyo-based magazine MONKEY , showcasing the best of contemporary Japanese literature.
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Monkey Business Jan 1
It may not be the year of the monkey, but we wish all of our readers and contributors a very Happy New Year!明けましておめでとうございます!
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Doc Kane,ドック ケイン Dec 6
Very cool writeup of a talk given by and professor Hitomi Yoshio " in English Translation"
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Monkey Business Nov 21
Congratulations to MONKEY translator Sam Bett for winning the 2019 Donald Keene Translation Prize for his translation of Star by Yukio Mishima!
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Monkey Business Nov 21
NYC MONKEYS! Don’t miss MONKEY contributor Hiroko Oyamada with translator David Boyd this Saturday at !
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Monkey Business Nov 8
Boston MONKEYS! We haven't forgotten you on our East Coast tour! We hit Boston on Tuesday, Nov. 19 live at BU w/Hiroko Oyamada & David Boyd.
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Roland Kelts Nov 3
While almost no one was looking, 2019 became a revolutionary year for the US anime industry. My latest from Los Angeles for
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Monkey Business Nov 6
New York MONKEYS! Don’t miss MONKEY contributor Hiroko Oyamada and translator David Boyd in conversation in NYC on Friday, November 22 at NYU.
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Monkey Business Nov 4
. chronicles their favorite Japanese books of the decade, including BELKA, WHY DON'T YOU BARK? by MONKEY contributor Hideo Furukawa.
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Haikasoru Nov 4
Replying to @Haikasoru
Here is the reading video by Hideo Furukawa himself.
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Haikasoru Nov 4
Including BELKA, WHY DON'T YOU BARK? by Hideo Furukawa.
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Soft Skull Press Oct 30
Just days now until Hiromi Kawakami's disquieting, sweet novella PARADE is in stores.
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Monkey Business Oct 30
Don’t miss Parade by Hiromi Kawakami—which Booklist calls “An ethereal, resonating literary gift."—out November 5th!
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Soft Skull Press Oct 21
“An ethereal, resonating literary gift." —Booklist (starred review) 👺 From Hiromi Kawakami, Japan’s beloved author of quiet oddity, comes a fable of childhood, bullying, and the things that go unacknowledged. 👺 Parade, a Folktale. In stores November 5th!
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Monkey Business Oct 30
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Monkey Business Oct 16
Monkey friends! Mieko Kawakami on the women in Haruki Murakami's fiction: (from )
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Monkey Business Sep 26
Our contributing editor Roland Kelts will be in Tokyo for a live event Oct. 2nd with !
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Monkey Business Sep 23
Our September newsletter spotlights our BRAND NEW website, a Fall Sale to get you 20% off of Monkey Business, and more!
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Monkey Business Sep 12
Replying to @jfsullivan4th
Soon, yes. Please watch this space.
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Monkey Business Sep 10
We're excited to announce that we have a BRAND NEW WEBSITE!! Head on over to to see the brand new online home of Monkey Business, check our our Translators to Watch For feature, learn all about our authors, complete your back issue collection, and more!
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漫画(バンドデシネ)で読む村上春樹 Aug 15
【HARUKI MURAKAMI 9 STORIES】 村上春樹の短篇作品が漫画(バンドデシネ)に!残すところあと3巻になりました。いまからでもお得な定期購読(1巻〜/2巻〜)を始められます。もちろん1冊ずつ、好きな作品だけのご購入も可能。夏の読書におすすめです。
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