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Elliott Samuels is manager of the Life & Culture Division of The Japan Times and editor-in-chief of The Japan Times On Sunday.
For Elliott's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Nov 2, 2013
Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932
The rapid industrialization that accompanied the Meiji Era (1867-1912) inspired a new generation of writers in Japan who were more than willing to break with tradition and explore intellectual ideas. The 14 authors selected for this anthology took this to the extreme, presenting hitherto unheard of temporal...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Oct 26, 2013
Pink Globalization
Pink Globalization, by Christine R. Yano, Duke University Press
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Oct 19, 2013
Craft Beer in Japan
As most beer-drinkers in Japan know, there's beer and then there's real beer. Mark Meli's "Craft Beer in Japan" makes this distinction in the very first sentence, before setting out, in a little over 200 pages, to comprehensively look at Japan's craft beer industry.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Oct 19, 2013
Ian Philip Tozer: 'Like good wine, age helps'
If you want to create something with longevity in my business (which I do), you have to balance creative inspiration with reliable and constant back-of-the-house grunt work.

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Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan