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Minae Mizumura
Minae Mizumura was born in Tokyo, moved to New York at the age of 12, and studied French literature at Yale University. Acclaimed for her audacious experimentation and skilful storytelling, Mizumura has won major literary awards for all four of her novels, one of which, A True Novel, was published in English in 2013. The English translation of her bestselling book of criticism, The Fall of Language in the Age of English, was published in January 2015. She lives in Tokyo.

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July 2013

Occupy Gezi: From the Fringes to the Centre, and Back Again

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July 2013

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February 2012

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February 2012

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April 2015

How things are falling.

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April 2015

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