The Bells of Old Tokyo with Anna Sherman

by Jeremy Bassetti
Anna Sherman Interview

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Episode Synopsis

Today’s episode brings us to Oxford, U.K., where Anna Sherman speaks with us about trespassing into foreign cultures, finding a voice in a new language, and thinking about time in Japan. We also talk about her debut book, The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City.

In the interview, Anna and I bring up The Book of Tea, The Daibo Coffee Manual, Daibo Dreamed of Coffee, and Pico Iyer, whom I recently interviewed for this podcast. You can read the excerpt of The Bells of Old Tokyo that deals with love hotels and language on LitHub. You can also read the text-based interview with Anna Sherman on our website.


Connect with Anna Sherman

Connect with Anna Sherman on her homepage or on Twitter.

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Last Updated on 3 September 2020 by Travel Writing World

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