Whether you’re new to the subject or are looking for more detail on an era or topic, here are nine books to get your Japanese history on.
By Iain Maloney on May 8, 2017
A month after moving into our village, a time I’d been dreading came around: volunteer day…
By Iain Maloney on April 21, 2017
Japan has long been a place of fascination and inspiration for writers from around the world. Here are 14 favorites.
By Iain Maloney on April 10, 2017
In a new short story series, writer Iain Maloney shares his experiences as the only foreigner in a Gifu village full of elderly people.
By Iain Maloney on March 29, 2017
Can’t wait for the new Murakami to be translated? Here are eight other Japanese authors you could check out while you’re waiting for the next wild, wind-up, hardboiled sheep chronicle chase on the shore.