Tristan Felix B.

Literary translator Emily Balistrieri, he/him. Have translated Eiko Kadono, Tomihiko Morimi, and more: https://booklog.jp/users/emilyb

November 2020 Japanese Reading

One book was very long... Yusaku Kitano 『どろんころんど』(2010, Fukuinkan) A girl android and a turtle childcare robot wake up in the future after the world h…

2020 Activities

I feel like keeping track of professional activities might be handy to 1) actually remember everything I do, because otherwise I'll forget and 2) have a sense o…

October 2020 Japanese Reading

Read a couple books in English again, including A Man by Keiichiro Hirano (tr. Eli K.P. William), which I liked a lot more than I expected, so I picked up 透明…

An Answer to "My First Kiss"

When Rintarō Hamaguchi's Story for You, "My First Kiss" came out, I thought it was amusing, but at the same time, it was hopelessly cishet, which didn't feel l…

September 2020 Japanese Reading

This month I made it a project to read some books translated by friends, so I didn't read as much in Japanese. That said, the things I read were extremely good.…

Been wanting to investigate things

such as... Japanese literary magazines, favorite Japanese authors, maybe some language stuff... I don't really know! But I feel like if I have a place to gath…