September 24, 2006 There are no familiar stereotypes in a new collection of Japanese literature compiled by J. Thomas Rimer and Jeffrey Angles. No geishas. No hard-working, hard-drinking businessmen. The memoirs and short fiction in Japan: A Traveler's Literary Companion focus on the power of place.
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