Long Belts and Thin Men

Books / Reviews Aug 27, 2016

Long Belts and Thin Men

by Nicolas Gattig

Japan's postwar years were marked by raw needs and wounds, as well as great societal change. A glimpse of the era is offered in this collection of stories by Nobuo Kojima (1915-2006), most of which appear in English for the first time. ...

Editorials Feb 24, 2009

Good interns where needed

An advisory panel for both the health ministry and the education ministry has proposed abolishing the current training system for medical interns and creating a new one. While the new system, expected to start in fiscal 2010, appears geared more toward securing enough doctors ...