When you take something extremely broad, then it is not a work of expansion or work of compression. It’s hard because you have to decide what to throw out.
They probably do have an Asian Barbie.
The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out.
I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities.
It is very difficult to hang onto the relics of history.
After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book.
Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country are from Asia as opposed to Europe.
There isn’t much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?
It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest.
Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.