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Secret Rendezvous by Kōbō Abe1980
A View by the Sea by Сётаро Ясуока1981
Before the Dawn by Shimazaki Tōson1987
Confessions of Love by Phyllis Birnbaum1989
Waiting for the Wind: Thirty-Six Poets of Japan's Late Medieval Age (Translations from the Asian Classics) by Steven D. Carter1989
The Great Mirror of Male Love by Ihara Saikaku1990
The Signore: Shogun of the Warring States by Kunio Tsuji1990
A Cat, a Man, and Two Women by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki1991
Rethinking Sorrow: Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies) by Margaret Helen Childs1991
Strawberry Road by Yoshimi Ishikawa1992
A Waka Anthology, Vol. One: The Gem-Glistening Cup by Edwin A. Cranston1992
The Journal of Socho by H. Mack Horton1994
Still Life and Other Stories (Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature) by Junzo Shono1994
Modern Japanese Tanka by Makoto Ueda1996
Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing by J. Thomas Rimer1998
Love of Mountains: Two Stories by Koji Uno1998
Breeze Through Bamboo by Saiko Ema1999
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami1999
Ravine and Other Stories (Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature) by Ёсикити Фуруи2000
A Tale of False Fortunes by Enchi Fumiko2000
Dramatic Representations of Filial Piety: Five Noh in Translation (Cornell East Asia, No. 97) (Cornell East Asia Series by Mae Smethurst2001
Life in the Cul-De-Sac by Senji Kuroi2001
The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu2002
America and Other Poems: Selected Poetry by Nobuo Ayukawa by Ayukawa Nobuo2003
In Light of Shadows: More Gothic Tales by Izumi Kyoka by Kyoka Izumi2003
Tokyo Stories: A Literary Stroll by Lawrence Rogers2004
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa2005
The Tower of London: Tales of Victorian London by Natsume Soseki2005
Botchan by Sōseki Natsume2006
A Man with No Talents: Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer by Oyama Shiro2006
Ferris Wheel: 101 Modern and Contemporary Tanka by Kokue (ed. and trans.) Uzawa2007
Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Akinari Ueda2007
The Temple of the Wild Geese and Bamboo Dolls of Echizen by Tsutomu Mizukami2008
Forest of Eyes: Selected Poems of Tada Chimako by Tada Chimako2009

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The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize is awarded annually by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University for the best translation from the Japanese. The prizes, since 1989, have been given in two categories annually: translations from Japanese classical literature and from Japanese modern literature. Author, translator, scholar and noted Japanologist, Donald Keene, is currently University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, where he has taught for over fifty years

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