Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav

Natsuo Kirino

Photo of Natsuo Kirino

Photo: © Makoto Watanabe

About the Author

Natsuo Kirino, born in 1951, quickly established a reputation in her country as one of a rare breed of mystery writers whose work goes well beyond the conventional crime novel. This fact has been demonstrated by her winning not only the Grand Prix for Crime Fiction in Japan for Out in 1998, but one of its major literary awards–the Naoki Prize–for Soft Cheeks (which has not yet been published in English), in 1999. Several of her books have also been turned into feature movies. Out was the first of her novels to appear in English and was nominated for an Edgar Award.

Sign me up for news about Natsuo Kirino and more from Penguin Random House

Books by Natsuo Kirino

More Series From Natsuo Kirino

Vintage International

Be the first to know!
We’ll send you the latest updates from Natsuo Kirino
We’ll send you the latest updates from Natsuo Kirino
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top