Month: January 2003

The New York Review of Books: A Visit to North Korea I heard Suki Kim interviewed on WNYC the other day. She’s the author of a new book, The Interpreter, which has been getting strong reviews and looks like something …

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LA Times – Prelude to 9/11: A Hijacker’s Love, Lies Wow. What a phenomenal report on the Hamburg cell and profile of one of the key terrorists of 9/11.

Utility Units To Begin Fiber Optic Internet Phone Service [in Japan] This Month

With the help of my good friend Richard Kanno, I’ve managed to do the first real update of the look & feel of my blog. Please let me know what you think- whether you’d rather have the 3 column format …

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NYPOST.COM Lifestyle: TURNING JAPANESE Some good recommendations in this one. Sobaya is definitely a great joint.