While I was being rushed along (“C’mon, people, there are fifteen minutes left. At $7.00 a bag, just fill one up and let’s go!”), I even managed to find a 1973 edition of a Mishima novel:
and not long afterward an Ishiguro:
Surely this bodes well for the participants in my Japanese Literature Challenge 5, as these two books will be given out in the weeks to come. It was a lucky day for us bibliophiles, that’s for sure.