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A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir

Ian Buruma

“One of those rare historian-humanists who bridge East and West” (Wall Street Journal), Ian Buruma is the author of The Missionary and the Libertine; Murder in AmsterdamYear Zero: A History of 1945Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War; and Their Promised Land, an account of his grandparents’ love and separation during the 20th century’s darkest hours. The winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, the Erasmus Prize, and the Shorenstein Journalism Award, he is the editor of The New York Review of Books. A Tokyo Romance is an unsparing account of Buruma’s journey into that city’s frenetic and surreal ’70s underground culture.

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Event date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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ISBN: 9781101981412
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Published: Penguin Press - March 6th, 2018