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MY COLLECTION of guidebooks on Japan goes back to the turn of the century (that earlier turn, not our recent one). Two of my favorite books, however, are rather more … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment


THE NEAREST that Sherlock Holmes ever got to Japan was his hiatus in Tibet, but this didn’t keep him from becoming one of Japan’s most popular folk heroes. Watson’s first … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment