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At 22, Hiroshi Okuyama becomes youngest winner of San Sebastian new director award

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 02:00
Hiroshi Okuyama, 22, won the new director award at the 66th San Sebastian International Film Festival on Saturday, becoming the youngest recipient of the honor ...

Dirt and difficulty: Life as the wife of a Buddhist monk

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 06:57
Tracy Franz's poignant memoir, "My Year of Dirt and Water," is full of carefully observed details. Organised by the season and dated like a diary, ...

John Okada’s ‘No-No Boy’: Once overlooked, now a classic tale of identity

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 06:36
"No-No Boy," a 1957 novel by Japanese-American writer John Okada, unravels the complicated, varied perspectives of Japanese-Americans in the aftermath of World War II under ...

Kenji Miyazawa’s ‘Once and Forever’: More than a happy ending

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 06:34
"Once and Forever" is a brand-new selection of 24 lesser-known, but equally delightful and imaginative tales by Kenji Miyazawa expertly translated into English by the ...