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Books of the Year

‘Tis the season for end of year lists so Freight have put together a list of the books their staff and writers have been enjoying this year. We were limited to two books apiece, which made the task almost impossible, but

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Kazuo Ishiguro

    A double whammy of Kazuo Ishiguro in the Japan Times today. My review of his new novel, The Buried Giant and a retrospective look at An Artist of the Floating World in the ‘Essential Reading for Japanophiles’ series.

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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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