Sunday, October 19 2008
To understand yokai is to understand the central fears and hazards of Japanese culture, be it feudal or futuristic.
Monday, August 20 2007
There's a mean streak of misogyny that runs almost throughout the collection and tends to distract from everything else going on around it.
Sunday, August 19 2007
Allusions are drawn, but the details are murky enough to keep us guessing.
Monday, August 6 2007
The most infamous of the "Poison Women" became notorious because her every action upset the natural order.