One of Japan’s most acclaimed and accomplished writers, Shuichi Yoshida’s “hypnotizing” (Booklist) Villain is now on sale from Pantheon Books. The Wall Street Journal calls Villain “engrossing and unsettling.” Read all about Yoshida’s English-language debut on WSJ.com, which compares Yoshida to the likes of Stieg Larsson.
About the author:
Shuichi Yoshida was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1968. The author of nine books, he has won numerous literary awards in Japan and has also had several of his short stories adapted for Japanese television. Villain won the Osaragi Jiro Prize and the Mainichi Publishing Culture Award, two prestigious Japanese prizes. Yoshida lives in Tokyo.