Stephen Snyder

Finalist, 2019 National Book Awards

Stephen Snyder, Kawashima Professor of Japanese Studies, serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Language Schools at Middlebury College. He has translated works by Yoko Ogawa, Natsuo Kirino, Miri Yū, Ryū Murakami, Kanae Minato, and Kenzaburō Ōe, among others.
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The Memory Police

ISBN 9781101870600 Pantheon Books / Penguin Random House /

A surreal, provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, The Memory Police is a stunning new work from one of the most exciting contemporary authors writing in any language. More about this book >

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Stephen Snyder

Stephen Snyder, Kawashima Professor of Japanese Studies, serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Language Schools at Middlebury College. He has translated works by Yoko Ogawa, Natsuo Kirino, Miri Yū, Ryū Murakami, Kanae Minato, and Kenzaburō Ōe, among others. He is currently working on a study of the publishing industry and its effect on the translation and globalization of Japanese fiction.

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