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Thursday, August 21 2008

Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death

Death and sex were verboten, and Mishima took it upon himself to be a virtuosic provocateur; part passionate expressive modernist, part fervent traditionalist.


Wednesday, August 6 2008

Discovered ‘Genji’ sets offer avenues for interpretation


Monday, August 20 2007

Salmonella Men on Planet Porno by Yasutaka Tsutsui

There's a mean streak of misogyny that runs almost throughout the collection and tends to distract from everything else going on around it.


Thursday, July 12 2007

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

After Dark is a slice-of-life snapshot that leaves most of its philosophical inquiries and plotlines unresolved.


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