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23 Oct 19
The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: When Total Empire Met Total War by Jeremy A. Yellen

The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: When Total Empire Met Total War by Jeremy A. Yellen

Review by Francesco Cioffo

The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere is in fact a truly timely addition to the historiography of modern Japan in general and a fundamental contribution to the study of the Japanese wartime experience.

09 Oct 19
Kinshu: Autumn Brocade by Miyamoto Teru

Kinshu: Autumn Brocade by Miyamoto Teru

Review by Robert Paul Weston

Kinshu is an epistolary novel, told in a series of letters between a divorced and thoroughly estranged couple. Aki and her former husband, Yasuaki, have neither spoken nor seen each other in over a decade.

08 Oct 19
Yone Noguchi: the stream of fate by Edward Marx

Yone Noguchi: the stream of fate by Edward Marx

Review by Peter Kornicki

Edward Marx has clearly done extensive research and has presented the most well-documented account of Yone Noguchi’s life so far.

Life for Sale by Mishima Yukio

Life for Sale by Mishima Yukio

Review by Susan Meehan

A welcome addition to the English language translations of Yukio Mishima’s work in the lead-up to the fiftieth anniversary of his death, it is an exuberant if patchily saucy read and reveals a different angle to Mishima.

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