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“The Hawaiian sailors are all black and ugly like devils.” This was an entry in the diary of Morita Kiyoyuki, one of the 170 samurai envoys who travelled from Japan as part of the first Japanese embassy mission to America in 1860 during the late Tokugawa Shogunate. The envoys meticulously recorded their views on what they saw during their journey in embassy dispatches, diaries, memoirs, and travelogues.
One of the great complaints of writers and agents about the current febrile state of the publishing industry is the Death of the Midlist, meaning that range of authors, often in mid-career, whose books traditionally sold well-ish, but not spectacularly. That may have been fine in the grand old days of publishing yore, but in [...]
Forget the Ivor Novellos, forget bashes in London last night with George Clooney, forget, even, Cannes with its yacht, pool and nightclub parties. For the event that everyone was talking about this week was the second i readers’ party, held in the beautiful surrounds of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. There, a group [...]
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