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Location: Kyoto and Auckland
Work interests: research, editing, science communication
Affiliation/website: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka
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Contact: email = researchcooperative-at-gmail-dot-com
Favourite publications: Various, and especially the open access versions of older journals with effective review systems

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Work: ethnobotany, prehistory, museum curation
Affiliations: 1996-present: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka. 1995: Freelance editor, Kyoto. 1994: JSPS Research Visitor, Kyoto University, Kyoto. 1993: Research Visitor, Australian National University, Canberra. 1991: Visiting Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka.1990: STA Fellow, National Institute for Ornamental Plants, Vegetables, and Tea (NIVOT), Ano, Japan
Contact: National Museum of Ethnology, Senri Expo Park, Suita City, Osaka, Japan 565-8511
Biographical: Established the Research Cooperative in 2001
Favourite Publications: Various

Reading in 2023

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By: Research Cooperative
Posted in: Books
Reading in 2023

Enjoyed reading:

Bond, R. (2018) Memories of Hills and Dales. Rupa, New Delhi. (Short stories).

Kawabata, Y. and Inoue, Y. (1974) The Izu Dancer and Other Stories. Tuttle, Hong Kong. (Short Stories).

Iyengar, S. (2010) The Art of Choosing. Hachette, New York. (Non-fiction).

Lahiri, J. (2003) The Namesake. Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York (Novel).

Lansing, A. (2014) Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage. Basic Books, New York. (Non-fiction).

Nestor, J. (2020) Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. Penguin Life, International. (Non-fiction)

Paabo, Svante 2014) Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes. Basic Books, New York. (Non-fiction).

Padura, L. (2008) Havana Gold. Bitter Lemon Press, London. (Detective novel set in Cuba, translated from Spanish).

Pascoe, B. (2018). Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the birth of agriculture. Scribe, Melbourne and London. (Non-fiction, but see Sutton and Walshe, 2021, below).

Ramaswamy, S. (2022) The Tamarind Tree. Amazon Crossing (Novel, transl. of 1966 Tamil original).

Rao, N. (2023). A Disappearance in Fiji. London and Sydney, Echo. (Novel/historical fiction).

Rovelli, C. (2019) The Order of Time. Penguin, International. (Non-fiction).

Sutton, P. and K. Walshe (2021). Farmers or Hunter-Gatherers? The Dark Emu Debate. Melbourne University Press, Carlton. (Non-fiction).

Zama, F. (2009) The Marriage Bureau for Rich People. Berkley Publishing, New York. (Novel).

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