Borsten en eitjes

Mieko Kawakami (author), Maarten Liebregts (translator)

'Adembenemend.' Haruki Murakami

Terwijl schrijfster Natsu, hoofdpersoon van dit verhaal, worstelt met het schrijven van haar langverwachte tweede roman koestert ze de wens om moeder te worden. Maar ze is alleenstaand en heeft geen behoefte aan een partner. In Japan is spermadonatie en ivf voor alleenstaanden echter verboden, dus is zij gedwongen alternatieve methoden om zwanger te ra

Borsten en eitjes
Mieko Kawakami 1976-
Maarten Liebregts
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Amsterdam: Podium, © 2022
494 p.
9789463811323 (paperback)

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About Mieko Kawakami

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Mieko Kawakami (川上未映子, Kawakami Mieko) is the author of the internationally best-selling novel, Breasts and Eggs, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and one of TIME’s Best 10 Books of 2020.

Born in Osaka, Kawakami made her literary debut as a poet in 2006, and published her first novella, My Ego, My Teeth, and the World, in 2007. Her writing is known for its poetic qualities and its insights into the female body, ethical questions, and the dilemmas of modern society.

Her works have been translated into many languages and are available all over the world. She has received numerous prestigious literary awards in Japan for her work, including the Akutagawa Prize, the Tanizaki Prize, and the Murasaki Shikibu Prize.

She lives in Tokyo, Japan.

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