Overcoming Expectations: Mieko Kawakami on Breasts and Eggs
Originally aired on October 24
Re-release October 08
Award-winning Japanese poet and writer Mieko Kawakami published her first novel in English this year. Hear from the author of Breasts and Eggs, an exploration of identity and womanhood that awarded Kawakami with Japan’s most prestigious literary honour, the Akutagawa Prize.
Interviewer: Madeleine Thien
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