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Author & Translator Event: Kaori Fujino and Kendall Heitzman

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From April 22, 2024
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In April, Akutagawa Award winning author, Fujino Kaori and her translator, Kendall Heitzman travelled through the Midwest and Northeast to speak on her novel, Nails and Eyes. These events featured a bilingual reading with the author and her translator along with a Q&A session.

This is a recording of the event which took place on April 22, 2024 at Boston University.

A young girl loses her mother, and her father blindly invites his secret lover into the family home to care for her. Obsessively trying to curate a pristine life, this new interloper remains indifferent to the girl, who seems to record her every move – and she realizes only too late all that she has failed to see

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