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Pearl Reviews: Mieko Kawakami’s Phenomenal “Breasts and Eggs”

One of Japan’s rising stars in the literary world is singer-turned-writer Mieko Kawakami. Winner of the prestigious Akutagawa Prize and numerous other awards, Kawakami’s latest work translated into English Breasts and Eggs was receiving acclaim long before its release. After an agonizing wait, I finally got my hands on a electronic copy through my local library. Without further ado, here are my thoughts on this phenomenal novel.

“Breasts and Eggs” by Mieko Kawakami, translated by Sam Bett & David Boyd, published by Europa Editions
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