Takamitsu Sawa

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Stay-home request spurs a reading revival

Commentary / Japan May 27, 2020

Stay-home request spurs a reading revival

In many urban areas of Japan, people were recently urged to stay home for weeks on in the fight to contain the spread of COVID-19. Most big bookstores in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto were closed through the end of the Golden Week holidays, making ...