May 05, 2016 at The Center for the Art of Translation in San Francisco.
Don’t miss our last Salon until the fall! Hideo Furukawa has built a name for himself as one of the titans of contemporary Japanese literature. His book Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure is a groundbreaking work of creative nonfiction that deeply entwines his own life and the disaster the occurred at Fukushima, Japan, as it was devastated by an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown. To better understand this powerful, moving story, we’ll talk with Doug Slaymaker, who brought it from Japanese into English for Columbia University Press.