Tag: Utsubora

#25: Utsubora by Nakamura Asumiko

Shun Mizorogi is an acclaimed novelist who seems to have passed his prime. He hasn’t written a thing in years yet at his publisher’s party, he becomes infatuated with a young girl who calls herself Aki Fujino. After the debut his new work, the police […]

Sneak Peak: Nakamura Asumiko’s Utsubora

When I first read Utsubora, it was in Kansai airport, waiting for my trip back home. The somber cover was telling that this wasn’t a cheery Asumiko title, but as soon as I inspected past the cover flap, I wondered what I was just reading […]

Spotlight: Nakamura Asumiko

Spotlight: Nakamura Asumiko

I believe I’ve been told by one of my advisers that I shouldn’t write something that I’m obsessed about. Bias, after all, is one of the greatest sins in historical writing. It’s like a painted picture where everything is all right or all wrong and […]