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History - Asia - Japan
Author: John Hersey | Narrator: George Guidall
Release Date: September 17, 2019
On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassi...
Author: Ian Buruma | Narrator: Ian Buruma
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970'sWhen Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more th...
Author: Gretel Ehrlich | Narrator: Sumalee Montano
Release Date: November 15, 2013
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)****Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated...
Author: Haruki Murakami | Narrator: Janet Song, Feodor Chin and Ian Anthony Dale
Release Date: September 03, 2013
In this haunting work of journalistic investigation, Haruki Murakami tells the story of the horrific terrorist attack on Japanese soil that shook the entire world.  On a clear spring day in 1995, five members of a religious cult unleashed poison...
Author: Jake Adelstein | Narrator: Jake Adelstein
Release Date: October 20, 2009
From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of ...
Author: Max Hastings | Narrator: Simon Vance
Release Date: March 18, 2008
In his critically acclaimed Armageddon, Hastings detailed the last twelve months of the struggle for Germany. Here, in what can be considered a companion volume, he covers the horrific story of the war against Japan.By the summer of 1944 it was clear...