Monthly Archives: February 2013

Donald Richie 1924 – 2013

I first met Donald Richie in the early summer of 1998, at the book launch of The Broken Bridge (from Stone Bridge Press), a compilation of short stories from expat writers living in Japan. Of course, I knew who he … Continue reading

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Today is the Tomorrow you were promised Yesterday

Friday 15th Feb saw a cold, snowy day in Odaiba (the newest part of Tokyo, that rests on reclaimed land near Tokyo Bay) where I was off to do some research in the MIRAIKAN – the Tokyo Museum of Emerging … Continue reading

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The appearance of this site has changed slightly, and some stories have been taken down. This is part of a huge shake-up which will totally revamp this site, and the Excalibur Books site, which will be taking place over the … Continue reading

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Books! That’s what we’re here for, right?

The 303 Crew will be busy with work and cleaning and some other crap this weekend, and while we’re waiting for a copy of Zoe Drake’s Dark Lanterns to arrive, I thought I’d mention what I’ve been reading recently. Thanks … Continue reading

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