Amazon.ca listed Cures for Hunger as one of the best memoirs of 2012.
I am doing a Kickstarter to raise funds for my new book about the Congo and bonobos. Get your name in the acknowledgments or signed copies here.
Read my guest blog on the Quivering Pen, about my first plagiarism.
Jian Ghomeshi interviews me about Cures for Hunger for Q (broadcast on CBC and NPR). The interview starts at about 54:30 into the show.
The Big Job chapter from Cures for Hunger is featured on The Browser.
Here is my Father’s Day op-ed in the LA Times.
The Japan Times has reviewed My Postwar Life, the anthology about Japan in which my story The Deleted Line appears. Reviewer Stephen Mansfield writes of The Deleted Line: “fact is the inspiration for fiction, as a single sentence — ‘it is possible that mass suicides and killings took place among the residents’ — stands for the lengths a government will go to modify the truth.” Buy My Postwar Life: new writings from Japan and Okinawa (edited by Elizabeth McKenzie) at Amazon, BN.com, or Indiebound.org.
At The Desk article in Open Book Toronto, about where I write.
MPR’s Kerri Miller interviews me here.
CBC’s Sonali Karnick interviewed me about Cures for Hunger.
Volume 14 of the Chicago Quarterly Review is now available at Amazon. In it is “An Opera of War,” a short story about an Italian soldier who, shortly after the Second World War, is forced to face his crimes when he takes a job in an opera.
Maisonneuve has just released its 10th anniversary issue in which you can read Cures for Hunger’s most criminal chapter.
On May 15st, 2012, Milkweed Editions will be simultaneously releasing the US editions of Cures for Hunger and Vandal Love. At the same time, Goose Lane Editions in Canada will be launching Cures for Hunger. Vandal Love is already available in Canada through Doubleday. (Both the novel and memoir are also available at Indiebound.org.)
The Deleted Line, one of my short stories, is available in the anthology My Postwar Life: new writings from Japan and Okinawa (edited by Elizabeth McKenzie). Order it at Amazon.com, BN.com, or Indiebound.org.
On March 11th, 2012, the anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Stone Bridge Press released Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction, an anthology whose proceeds go to help teenagers affected by the tsunami. One of my stories is in this collection. Click here for more information about the book. Order at Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, BN.com, or Indiebound.org.
Lastly, Maisonneuve recently published a short article of mine, “Off the Record,” about telling fact from fiction in a war zone. (Print version only, available here.)