This month's issue features these new articles:
Your Portrait: A Tetsumi Kudo Retrospective, by Christopher Stephens
Revisiting Morimura, Rembrandt, and the Hara Museum, by Lucy Birmingham
The Ishikawa: Not Your Standard-Issue Prefectural Museum, by Alan Gleason
Reviewed by Ginny Tapley Takemori
The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself). By Carol Fisher Saller. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. ISBN-13: 978-0-226-73425-5, ISBN-10: 226-73425-0, $13.00.
The Subversive Copy Editor—what a great title! That alone was enough to make me pick up a copy right away. The author is an experienced editor from the University of Chicago... more
By Avery Fischer Udagawa
Rebecca Otowa authored the memoir At Home in Japan: A Foreign Woman’s Journey of Discovery (Tuttle Publishing, May 2010), which led to a review in SWET Newsletter No. 124, available online to members, and a speech described in No. 126. Otowa has now released a second book, this time for children. My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary about the Best 4 Months Ever! (Tuttle Publishing, November 2013) (Amazon.com link) is the fictional diary of an American fifth grade... more
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