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A Film by Stephen McQueen (not that one, no, not that one either).

This is it, the big week. The book is officially out everywhere (US? No idea) and there are events in St Andrews (Tues), Edinburgh (Wed), Glasgow (Thurs), as well as a couple of podcast recordings (info as and when). So

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In the Japan Times.

And we’re off! I’m in Scotland, and the first bit of press about the book has hit the newsstands, a lovely interview Kris Kosaka did with me for the Japan Times.

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Launch Month!

It’s the last day of February, the quarter day catch up, and that means I leave Japan tomorrow for the UK to launch The Only Gaijin in the Village. The dates are above and on the side bar. The Edinburgh

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SYDNEY!

They are out in the wild! Pre-orders are being delivered as we speak and Readings St Kilda has signed stock out on the shelves. I’m gearing up now for the Sydney launch in Better Read Than Dead bookstore on Sunday

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Please RSVP for Melbourne

Confirmation of the Melbourne event is up on the bookstore’s website. It’s free but the store would like you to RSVP so we know roughly how many are coming. You can do that here. See you there!

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Melbourne Book Launch

Great news (if you live near Melbourne): On Saturday February 15th at 5pm I will be reading and launching The Only Gaijin in the Village at Readings bookshop, St. Kilda branch. I’m reliably informed (by their website) that Nick Cave

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Sydney: Change of Date

Hi folks, I just got confirmation that the Sydney launch has moved from February 22nd to February 23rd. It’s free but ticketed so do please RSVP here.

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Up to date updates!

It’s been four years since my last book came out and I’d forgotten how hectic things get in the lead up. We’re a month away from the official publication and weeks away from the first event, and it’s all go

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More Events!

It’s been a busy few days! Two new events have been confirmed. On February 22nd I will be at Better Read Than Dead bookshop in Sydney, Australia. I’m really excited about this – not only is it my first time

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Author Q&A

Here’s a thing. The lovely folks at Blue Pencil Agency recently subjected me to an author Q&A which you can read here. In which I try to sound wise but end up over-sharing, as is my want. Full disclosure, I

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