"The Fourteen Scholars' Choice: A Really Interesting Mystery Guide" Matsuko Sugie (supervisor)
Price: 1,800 yen + tax
Release date: July 31, 2023
Selected by up-and-coming book reviewers!
40 new and old authors you should read at least this much for now.
We have selected 20 classic writers who are still relevant and interesting to read today, and 20 up-and-coming writers who have appeared in the last 10 years. We also have selected 20 up-and-coming writers who have appeared in the last 10 years and who will be the future of Japanese literature. This section looks at the "mysteries you should read" from the perspectives of both the classics and the newest! This introductory guide to the current state of mystery in a single volume, with columns explaining the gap between the "classics" and the "present.
(Wareta Yami Yori Tengo wo Mita" ("We See Heaven from Darkness" won the triple crown in the domestic mystery ranking in 2022 and the first prize in the translated novel category of the Honya Taisho Award)
(Adventure novels, police novels, and popular novels with a strong storytelling style. (Adventure novels, police novels, and novels with a strong popular appeal, including the "Ki Ryu Keisatsu" series and "Hong Kong Police, Tokyo Branch")
Born in 1968. Graduated from Keio University. Book reviewer. Author of "Labyrinth Treading in the Back Alley," "Once You Start Reading, You Can't Stop! The Best 100 Foreign Mysteries", "Naniwa ha Sosoru", and others. Co-author of "The Seven Lucky Gods of Book Reviews: The Best Translation Mystery 2011-2020" and others.
Raiho Arakishi, Yuka Onoya, Yoshihiro Kozuki, Masaki Kawade, Sadamichi Sakai, Ryu Sakashima, Aoi Shimotsuki, Akiyuki Chigai, Nanami Nomura, Teruyuki Hashimoto, Yukari Matsui, Zaomi Morimoto, Treading Wakabayashi