Naomi Hirahara

Naomi Hirahara is an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer and social historian. Her Mas Arai mystery series features a Los Angeles gardener and Hiroshima survivor who solves crimes. Her first historical mystery set in 1944 Chicago, Clark and Division, was released in August by Soho Crime. A former editor of The Rafu Shimpo newspaper, she also writes nonfiction books on horticulture/agriculture and the Japanese American experience.

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