August 30, 2009

Coming Soon: Lemon by Motojiro Kajii

Lemon cover

Available soon from Cold Green Tea Press: Lemon, a story by Motojiro Kajii, translated from the Japanese by Chinatsu Komori and Kenneth Traynor.

Motojiro Kajii (1901-1932) was a Japanese writer who has rarely been translated into English.  Although a relatively unknown writer during his short life, published in only a few literary magazines, Motojiro Kajii's poetic short stories are recognized today as masterpieces in Japan. 

Lemon is a 28 page handmade book: 4.25" x 5.5", staple-bound.  The interior is color laser printed, with several high quality black and white photographs.  The cover has a spine and a full color photograph on the front.  

This book is currently in production and will be available for sale online at Amazon, the cgtp site and in stores by mid-September.  Details and sample images to be posted shortly on this site.

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