VERDICT: With a thriller like final twist, this French literary novella, based on a true story reported in Fukuoka, speaks about sense of identity and place, or lack of it, in our modern society in crisis. Nagasaki is brilliant in ambiance and writing style. go read my full review
Three top officials at the American Psychological Association have lost their jobs following last week's independent investigation showing that members of the APA were complicit in post-9/11 torture and lied and covered up their close collaboration with officials at the Pentagon and CIA. Learn more in today's headlines. http://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/15/headlines
Ryu Murakami b. 1952 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan From the Fatherland, with Love (2005, 2013) a novel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%AB_Murakami http://pushkinpress.com/book/from-the-fatherland-with-love/
John Newman’s first solo album went straight to No.1. His first single sold over 3 million copies worldwide. It achieved a No.1 spot on iTunes in 33 countries and has gone platinum in ten countries. Now John Newman releases his first book to tie in with his second album, REVOLVE.