London Review for Book on Tokyo Writer

UK-Japan News October 2019

The celebrated journalism and literature of London-born writer Alan Booth compiled for a book edited by Timothy Harris, was reviewed by the Literary Review in its October issue.

Booth, who died in 1993, moved to Japan to study and become a writer. There, he came to be known for his sarcastic wit and dark humour. Entitled This Great Stage of Fools: An Anthology of Uncollected Writings, the book features a selection that covers Japanese film, festivals and folk songs.