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No1-2016-09DeHart

JONATHAN DEHART currently serves as an editor and content manager for Mergermarket, a global M&A newswire, and writes freelance about culture and social trends around Asia. He has been a journalist for both print and online media in Shanghai, and served as a Tokyo-based associate editor for The Diplomat, a webzine focused on the current affairs, society and culture of the Asia-Pacific. He continues to serve as a correspondent for The Diplomat, among other publications. He also interprets social and cultural trends in Asia for leading behavioral insights and cultural consulting agencies.

 

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ABIGAIL LEONARD
is a freelance, Tokyo-based journalist. She earned a master’s degree in Science and Environmental Reporting from NYU and a bachelor’s degree, with departmental honors, from the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked as a staff producer for PBS, CNN, ABC and Al Jazeera America. She was also a writer for two news analysis programs: “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” and “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm.” Her stories on Japan and the U.S. have appeared in print publications including the Washington Post, Newsweek, Popular Science, Vox, the New York Daily News and Newsday and her radio stories have run on the BBC. Stories she’s worked on have earned an Overseas Press Club Award, an Emmy Award and an Excellence in Health Care Journalism Award. She also received an East-West Center Fellowship to Japan and the UN Foundation Journalism Fellowship.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Florian Kohlbacher, Economist Group
Shirley Yung, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
Kazunori Azeyanagi, Dentsu Public Relations Inc.
Taro Tokuoka, Solid Corporation

REINSTATEMENT (ASSOCIATE)
Isao Saito, U & IHR Consulting

 

New in the Library

Tokyo Vice: Un journaliste américain sur le
terrain de la police japonaise

Jake Adelstein; Cyril Gay (trans.)
Marchialy
Gift from Jake Adelstein

 

Dissenting Japan: A History of
Japanese Radicalism and Counterculture
from 1945 to Fukushima

William Andrews
C. Hurst & Co.
Gift from C. Hurst & Co. Ltd.

 

Le comte des nuages: Masanao Abe face
au mont Fuji

Yoshiaki Nishino (edit.)
Musée de l'Université de Tokyo
Gift from Masami Abe

 

Japanese Death Poems: Written by
Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the
Verge of Death

Yoel Hoffmann (comp.)
Tuttle Publishing

 

The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch
Encounter With Tokugawa Japan

Adam Clulow
Columbia University Press

 

Japan Restored: How Japan Can Reinvent
Itself and Why This Is Important for America

and the World

Clyde Prestowitz
Tuttle Publishing

 

Hijikata Tatsumi and
Butoh: Dancing in a Pool
of Gray Grits

Bruce Baird
Palgrave Macmillan

 

A Career of Japan:
Baron Raimund Von Stillfried and Early
Yokohama Photography

Luke Gartlan
Brill

 

Zen Poems of China & Japan:
The Crane’s Bill

Lucien Stryk (trans.);
Takashi Ikemoto (trans.); Taigan Takayama (assisnt.)
Grove Press

 

Published in: September 2016

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