Dec 6, 2008

Book Review: Salmonella Men on Planet Porno by Yasutaka Tsutsui


Salmonella Men on Planet Porno the first book by prize-winning author Yasutaka Tsutsui that has been translated into English for an American audience. Published November 4, 2008 by Pantheon.

This is a collection of short stories that delve into conformity, individual craziness, and the fluidity between reality and the world of dreams. Two stories deal with men rejecting family intimacy and another examines people following their society's norms like unthinking automatons.

There are 13 stories in this 2008 book. Yatsutaka Tsutsui has won prizes in his native Japan and named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.

1 comment:

  1. Nothing like reading about "indivual craziness." Should I take those two words seriously or with a light chuckle?

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