A bit of other rugby-venue-related reading?

Tales from a Mountain Cave

by Hisashi Inoue
Set in and around Kamaishi

Tales from a Mountain Cave by Hisashi Inoue

  • Funny and surprising. A real page-turner.
    (The Journal)
  • Wonderful. A magnificent collection. (Haikugirl)
  • Stunning. (Nihon Distractions)

All royalties go to support sport and education in tsunami-affected communities.

Lion Cross Point

by Masatsugu Ono
Set in Oita Prefecture and Tokyo

Lion Cross Point by Masatsugu Ono

Tender yet sinister. Mesmerizing. Heart-rending. (The New Yorker)