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Talking with Ghosts INDEPTH | LITERATURE

Talking with Ghosts

Ahead of Halloween celebrations across the world, Lafcadio Hearn’s great-grandson discusses the enduring popularity of the writer’s supernatural tales.

Crime reporter. Travel writer. Cultural anthropologist. Art critic. Aesthete. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn wore many hats during his literary career, but it was a fascination with Japanese ghost stories for which he is most remembered.

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Page-Turning Passion INDEPTH | LITERATURE

Page-Turning Passion

After a childhood abroad, one Member shares how the Club’s community of bibliophiles helps her stay connected with her literary past.

After World War II, the average Japanese citizen couldn’t travel overseas until 1964, the year of the Tokyo Olympics. The restriction, designed to protect Japan’s foreign currency reserves, didn’t apply to Ayako Ishizaka, though.

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