Author Q & A for your book club


When you marry a man from the other side of the planet and give up your world for his—especially one who isn’t fluent in your language and whose own language you barely speak—you get questions. When you start off as a fiercely independent Boston academic and give up that life to become, essentially, an illiterate housewife in Japan, you get a few more. Then, when you go ahead and write a memoir about it all, and to your incredible good luck that memoir gets some media nice attention, well, you g…