Discovery of Mongol Ship in Sea Near Nagasaki →
Marine archeologists say that the ancient wreckage of a ship discovered in the seabed off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan, belongs to the ancient “lost fleet” of ships belonging to China’s 13th century Mongol ruler Kublai Khan. Click here for more information.
Jeffrey ANGLES "Writing the Love of Boys" →
A big section from the introduction of my book Writing the Love of Boys, about the ways that a key group of early twentieth-century Japanese authors helped re-invent the language used in Japan to talk about love between men, is on Google Books. The beautiful cover image is a painting called “Portrait of Two Boys” 二人少年図 painted in 1914 by the painter and poet MURAYAMA Kaita 村山槐多, one...
Haruki Murakami: How a Japanese writer conquered... →
BBC News writes, “At midnight in London, and the same time next week in America, bookshops will open their doors to sell Haruki Murakami’s latest novel to eager fans. This is not Harry Potter, it’s a 1,600-page translation from Japanese. So why the excitement?” Click here to find out.
ANCIENTS: Issue # Zero →
records-ancients-matters: ANCIENTS Issue # Zero is composed entirely of links to the previously published writings and translations of thirty-three contemporary ancients, with every thank-you to the original venues for existing this work. ANCIENTS Issue # One is forthcoming, with original work and in print. ANCIENTS Issue # Zero is composed entirely of links to the previously published...