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 skillful storytelling, Mizumura has won major literary awards for all four of her novels — one of which, A True Novel, was recently published in English. She lives in Tokyo.
Down with the English Language!
Colin Marshall looks at books by Minae Mizumura and Aamir R. Mufti that lament the rise of global English....