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A No-No Boy for the 21st Century
When journalist Ryusuke Kawai first proposed the idea two years ago of writing a completely new translation of John Okada’s landmark novel of postwar Seattle, I was surprised at the notion that one was...
‘Resistance Capital’: Writing in the camps as an act of defiance
Shimabukuro’s accomplishment is to look beyond such passivity to advance what she calls “writing-to-gaman:” screaming in writing that which could not be yelled in public.
Review: A first look at Frank Chin’s Great Chinese American Novel
A look at the lost manuscript