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Shusaku Endo, When I Whistle Review

I’ve been a bit quiet while I recover from launching The Waves Burn Bright and preparing for the Edinburgh International Book Festival (August 25th, 15.45 with Glenn Patterson, tickets still available). In the meantime I’ve been doing a lot of reviewing.

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Essential Reading

             The Japan Times runs a weekly column called ‘Essential Reading for Japanophiles’, a collection of reviews of classic works of fiction and non-fiction that deal with Japan. It’s a great resource for people looking

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Turnstile, The Making of …

The evolution of a short story can be a bizarre path. This month a flash story I wrote, Turnstile, is included in Eastlit Magazine. I’m really pleased to finally get this story accepted because it’s been with me a long time,

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Events

October 10th, Japan Writers Conference, 2pm (JST). Zoom.

October 17th, Author’s Live, 7pm (JST). Zoom.

October 24th, University of Glasgow Japanese Book Club, 7pm (JST) / 11am (UK). Zoom.

January 19th, Foreign Correspondent’s Club Japan, Tokyo. Details TBC

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