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Izumi Suzuki

Izumi Suzuki (1949–1986) was a writer, actress, model, and countercultural icon in Japan. In the last decade of her life, she produced an influential body of radical, punky, and groundbreaking fiction. Terminal Boredom is the first colelction of her stories available in English.


The last humans on a planet attempt a nice family outing—except that they can’t remember how. A short story from Japanese counterculture icon Izumi Suzuki, available for the first time in English in a new translation by Sam Bett.

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