This year's entry was quite long, placing a considerable load on the judges, but finally the results have been received and collated. I am delighted to announce that this year's winner is Dink Tanaka, currently residing in New York City.
David Cozy of The Japan Times today released his "Best Books of 2009," listing our The Rampo Reader at the top of the list! While a number of Rampo's stories have been available in English for some time, the selection of key essays in the Reader makes it an important new resource in understanding Japanese crime fiction, and just how important the author was to modern Japanese literature.
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