Yoko Tawada

“Her most representative work in this mode is surely ‘Talisman’ …, in which an outsider in a European city muses on the reason, presumed religious or magical, why so many women have mutilated their earlobes in order to wear earrings.”

Over at the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, I write an entry on Yoko Tawada, whose Last Children of Tokyo I reviewed here.